'Body' On Top Of Building Likely A Moose Carcass

A maintenance crew discovered what looked like a mutilated body with a severed head on top of an Anchorage office building. But any urgency responding police officers had Wednesday calmed once they discovered the remains were the partial carcass of an ungulate, likely a moose.

Anchorage Police Lt. Dave Parker said officers are not sure how the remains got on top of the building. He said it could be a prank, or that someone decided to skin a moose under the midtown Anchorage sky.

He said it would have been possible for someone to fling the remains to the top of the one-story building.

Parker said the spinal column and ribs had been there awhile.

The Anchorage Daily News reports the building's maintenance crew will be responsible for removal.

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Information from: Anchorage Daily News, http://www.adn.com

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