November 2, 2012

IT’S TOUGH RUNNING A SMALL BUSINESS: Pub Owner Hides Body to Keep Police Away. “What if you’re a pub owner who finds a dead body in the men’s bathroom on a Friday? In South Wales, Jason Chidgey’s answer was to allegedly hide the body in the upstairs bedroom until Tuesday—so police wouldn’t shut him down for the weekend and take away business he badly needed, the Daily Mail reports. What’s more, according to court testimony, Chidgey got the cleaning lady to help drag the body upstairs.”

Back when I was managing rock’n'roll bands, I developed a lot of sympathy for saloonkeepers. But you still want to count the money twice. . . .