After police discovered a woman’s mutilated body, her boyfriend claimed her remains were merely a blow-up doll with human flesh. Police in Miami, Florida found Deanna Clendinen’s corpse on Friday at 32-year-old Jerome Ernest Wright’s home, according to the Miami Herald.
The cops did not believe Wright’s story, and they subsequently arrested him and charged him with abusing a dead human body. According to police, Clendinen’s stomach has been lacerated and several of her internal organs were removed.
So far, Wright has denied killing his 52-year-old girlfriend. He has additionally denied that the corpse is even human. He has not yet been charged with murder.
“Pending the [Miami-Dade County] medical examiner’s report, we’ll know which way the investigation will go,” Miami-Dade Detective Alvaro Zabaleta told the Miami Herald.
Wright’s mother Della Rosalie Wright called the police last week after noticing a foul smell coming from the bedroom of the home she shares with her son. When police arrived, the mother led them to her son’s room. As they approached Jerome’s room, he walked out, “naked and sweaty,” according to police. He blamed his appearance on a stomachache.
Inside Jerome’s bedroom, police found the “badly mutilated body” covered in sheets and hidden in a closet. The leg was reportedly sticking out of the closet, according to Fox8. Body fluids were found on a trash can and on a mattress, according to the Miami Herald.
Dellat told police that Clendinen often stayed with her son. She said Jerome had blamed the stench on a rat, diarrhea and dog feces.
Police said Jerome repeatedly told them “if you find something in my room it’s from the Internet.” He said he hasn't seen his girlfriend in five months.
[Photo: Miami-Dade Corrections]