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Woman Allegedly Tries To Use Fake Vampire Blood To Frame Neighbor In A Sucky Situation

Christie Benoit's apartment was covered with "blood," police say.

By Gina Tron
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A New Hampshire woman allegedly covered herself in fake vampire blood, called the cops, and claimed that the neighbor assaulted her — all to frame said neighbor.

Talk about a sucky situation.

Christie Benoit, of Manchester, called her local police department on the night of Monday, August 5, to report that her neighbor broke down her door before punching and scratching her, according to the Manchester Police Department.

When police arrived at the 20-year-old’s apartment, they found blood everywhere.

“Inside the apartment police found the couch cushions on the floor, the coffee table pushed aside, a broken glass plate, and what appeared to be blood splattered in the living room, bathroom and kitchen,” police stated. “Benoit had red stains on her shirt, black eyes and scratches on her arm and leg.”

But police soon realized something was, um, amiss with the "crime scene."

“After examining the red substance on the floor and on a paper towel, officers determined the fluid was not consistent with blood,” police stated. “They also found a plastic tube of Vampire Blood commonly used at Halloween.”

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In addition to allegedly using fake blood, police accused Benoit of putting black makeup on her face to fake black, injured eyes.

Benoit was arrested for falsifying physical evidence and giving a false report to law enforcement. A motive for why she would allegedly want to frame her neighbor has not been disclosed.

It’s not clear if she has a lawyer who can speak on her behalf. She is due back in court on August 22.

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