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Halloween pranksters leave 'corpse' on freeway

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

October 28, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Halloween prank went wrong outside Barstow Thursday as two suspects were arrested for leaving what appeared to be a bloody body in a sheet on Interstate 40.Sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers responded to the scene and found what was actually a mannequin wrapped in a bloody sheet. They spotted two people on a nearby hilltop with binoculars and when they questioned the suspects they admitted the prank.

The two were arrested and booked for falsely reporting an emergency.