A Santee man's body being shipped to a Pennsylvania research lab ended up at a Philadelphia pet shop, but his widow said in remarks published today that she laughed it off since her husband was himself a practical joker.
US Airways Cargo, which was in charge of shipping Jon Kenoyer's body, issued an apology for mix-up that the company blamed on a miscommunication with the driver.
Kenoyer, a retired postal carrier, died Friday of complications from the early onset of Alzheimer's disease, and his body was being sent to LifeQuest Anatomical, which is researching the disease, but it ended up at Pet's Plus that had been expecting some saltwater fish.
Eventually, Kenoyer's body will be cremated and his ashes will be turned over to his wife, Mary, to be scattered at sea. She urged people to support Alzheimer's research.
"This is a fantastic program, and I don't want people not to do this because a mistake was made," she told the San Diego Union-Tribune.
She told KYW-TV in Philadelphia that she was shocked when she heard that her husband's turned up at the pet shop Tuesday morning, but that she found some humor in it. Apparently, her husband liked to pull practical jokes.
A 27-year-old man suffered fatal injuries as the result of a "punching game'' inside of a bar Saturday morning in the Gaslamp
neighborhood of San Diego.
SANDAG began removing call boxes along urban highways throughout the San Diego region this month and will continue to do so through June, reflecting a decrease in call volume due to the increase in cell phone ownership.
Authorities today announced that police have arrested a suspect in connection with Friday's sexual assault on the campus of San Diego Mesa College. The name of the suspect was not immediately released.
Showers will be mostly light Saturday morning, decreasing into early Saturday afternoon. Another round of showers expected to push through late afternoon ending late Saturday night.
Police Chief David Nisleit Friday strongly disavowed what he described as an unofficial, "never authorized" departmental program that rewarded officers for making narcotics arrests.
On Friday, San Diego Police announced their search for a suspect involved in a robbery off the San Diego State University campus.
A court-appointed receiver has taken control of a Pacific Beach "hoarder house" that has accumulated trash, created unsafe conditions for children and harbored vermin in recent years, the San Diego City Attorney's Office announced Friday.
The owners of Hauser's Patio reached out to News 8 Friday morning asking to be put in contact with the couple who had their furniture stolen from their patio in Pacific Beach this week.