Decaying body found impaled, stuck in Alabama warehouse window

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A body has been found stuck in the burglar bars of an Alabama warehouse.

Sources say Birmingham police Sgt. Bryan Shelton says police received a call about a body in a window on Wednesday.

Court VanScyoc, president of Cool Breeze Inc., says he discovered the body after stopping by the warehouse to pick up some supplies and noticed a foul odor.

The unidentified man was halfway through the window.

VanScyoc says it appears the suspected burglar got impaled and stuck in the burglar bars.

VanScyoc and police said they didn’t know how long the man had been there. But the body was severely decomposed.

Authorities are investigating the death. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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