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Gah!
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Mar 14, 2019 6:12pm
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I planted a new letterbox series over the weekend and I just read that a dead body was found in the park where I planted. (It's being investigated as a homicide.)
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Reply to: #972696 by Angel and Demon
Mar 14, 2019 7:00pm
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Make it a Mystery Box, and offer a bonus stamp if the finder also solves the murder.
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Reply to: #972696 by Angel and Demon
Mar 14, 2019 7:25pm
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It is not the same, but I planted a series of six on a trail at a local park last week. A week later I went back with some folks, and the park is closed because they are redoing the baseball field -- for the next year!
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Reply to: #972699 by RDHG
Mar 14, 2019 7:39pm
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Oh no! Hope your boxes are safe. I'm sure mine are fine; it's more upsetting that the murder happened, and it's a little creepy to have just been there.
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Reply to: #972700 by Angel and Demon
Mar 14, 2019 7:43pm
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It is a lot creepy and understandably unnerving. ☹️
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Reply to: #972696 by Angel and Demon
Mar 14, 2019 7:54pm
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you should pass the data on to mitzi phillips, the author of "the letterbox murders" its a great book and has actual letterbox at the scenes in the book
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Reply to: #972696 by Angel and Demon
Mar 14, 2019 9:35pm
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Cyclonic had a box a few miles from my house on a really popular bike trail. It was just a single box but on this trail, about a mile west of the box, a man on a bicycle was being robbed by three teens and he shot one robber dead and injured another. The bicyclist had a license to carry and was exonerated because it was ruled self defense.

Then, a few months later, a little east of the box, somebody dumped a body that had been murdered elsewhere. Fortunately, there has been no crime on the trail since then and it is just as popular as it was before the crimes.
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Reply to: #972696 by Angel and Demon
Mar 14, 2019 11:00pm
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Yikes.
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Reply to: #972713 by Janila
Mar 15, 2019 10:24am
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Hopefully this is a one-off! It seems like a really nice park and when I planted, it was full of people with their kids and/or pets.
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Reply to: #972696 by Angel and Demon
Mar 16, 2019 8:44am
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This has happened to me. There is some gang activity in my hometown and a body turned up in a park I have a box planted in, not in the same area though...so don’t be pointing no fingers.