Hanging Halloween dummy wasn't: "David Pescovitz: A corpse hanging from a tree on the side of the road in Frederica, Delaware swung for hours because drivers assumed it was a gag. Turns out it was a 42-year-old woman who had committed suicide. From the Associated Press:'They thought it was a Halloween decoration,' Fay Glanden, wife of Mayor William Glanden, told The (Wilmington) News Journal.Link (Thanks, Vann Hall!)"
'It looked like something somebody would have rigged up,' she said.
(Via Boing Boing.)