During Halloween season, it’s not uncommon for listless dummies to be mistaken for distressed humans, prompting 911 calls. But, sadly, in Chillicothe, Ohio, the reverse was true; a murdered woman found hanging on a chain-link fence Tuesday morning was thought to be simply another Halloween prank.
Around 8:30 a.m., construction workers in Chillicothe called police when they realized the body was actually a real woman. One neighbor who saw the body thought it was a Halloween prank.
The woman’s body dangled, as her sleeve was caught high on the fence. Police said she had obvious injuries, but deny that the body was mutilated.
Investigators said she was beaten badly. Neighbors said her face was unrecognizable.
Tammy Dixon saw the body and said, “Just put my hands over my face and said, ‘This can’t be happening here, it’s not real, and I just didn’t see what I thought I saw.'”…
The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Rebecca Cade, a life-long resident of the community.
Police made an arrest in the case on Tuesday evening, charging 27-year-old Donnie Cochenour Jr. with one count of murder…