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Florida clerk who mistook body for mannequin fired

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A 61-year-old front desk clerk at a Florida apartment complex was fired this week after mistaking the body of a tenant for a mannequin and throwing it in a trash bin. Police said 96-year-old Nancy Yates hoisted herself over a balcony of her 16th floor apartment. She fell onto the parking lot and authorities found a suicide note. Ronald Benjamin told police he saw the body in the parking lot of ...

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