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Woman discovers old boyfriend living in heating duct in her attic
New York Daily News ^ | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 | PHILIP CAULFIELD

Posted on 09/13/2012 11:36:41 AM PDT by nickcarraway

A mom of five in South Carolina found an old boyfriend — who allegedly has drug problems — had secretly moved into her attic and was sleeping in a heating duct. A South Carolina mother of five found her boyfriend from a dozen years ago secretly living in a heating duct in her attic, and now the bum is on the run.

The mom, identified only as Tracy, discovered her old beau in the duct of her Rock Hill home on Saturday night after she heard animal-like noises in the ceiling above her bedroom.

After putting her children to bed, Tracy heard a thump, "then all the nails just popped out of the ceiling over my bed. Like 'bing, bing, bing," she told Charlotte-area television station WCNC.

Rock Hill is near the border of the Carolinas, about 25 minutes south of Charlotte.

Tracy, a nurse, sent her nephew up to check out the sounds. He found the 44-year-old curled up inside a heating duct.

"He had packed all the old coats and jackets into the heating unit and was sleeping in the heating unit," Tracy told the station.

The man bolted before police arrived.

WWW.WCNC.COM

The woman, identified as Tracy, only found out about her ex living in her attic when some nails popped out of the ceiling above her head and she sent a nephew to investigate.

The family guessed he had been living there for several weeks.

He left several plastic cups of feces and urine behind, they said.

He had also tinkered with an air vent in order to spy on the woman's bedroom, the family told WCNC.

Tracy said the man had been in and out of jail since they broke up 12 years ago, and that he hung around local drug dens, the Rock Hill Herald newspaper reported.

She last saw him about a year ago, when he helped her put some new doors on her house after a fire, the newspaper reported.

The entrance to the attic is near her childrens' bedrooms, and her five kids were so rattled they were now sleeping in the living room. “I want him to be charged with it,” she told The Herald. “It could be somebody else he does the same thing to, but she might not be so lucky.”


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1 posted on 09/13/2012 11:36:44 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Sounds like a horror movie!


2 posted on 09/13/2012 11:40:08 AM PDT by momtothree
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To: momtothree
It WAS a horror movie: “Bad Ronald”, a classic 1970s TV movie about a teenager living in a secret annex and spying on the family that lived there. look it up on IMDB.
3 posted on 09/13/2012 11:44:21 AM PDT by utahagen
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To: nickcarraway

Everyones kinda had that feeling once in their life after a breakup. But dude, you gotta let go.


4 posted on 09/13/2012 11:45:05 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: nickcarraway

Wanna rent a duct?


5 posted on 09/13/2012 11:45:15 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: nickcarraway

Well, I think you have to look on the bright side. What if she had discovered her NEW boyfriend living up there?


6 posted on 09/13/2012 11:46:48 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: Darksheare; Borax Queen; null and void; nicmarlo
Darks, your handiwork is getting easier to spot.....

One question.....how do you manage to do all of this?

:-)

7 posted on 09/13/2012 11:47:14 AM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: nickcarraway
She must have been stone deaf. I mean, come on.

8 posted on 09/13/2012 11:48:28 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: utahagen

Even better, the novel Crawlspace by Herbert Lieberman. Better than anything Stephan King ever did. (In my opinion, of course.)


9 posted on 09/13/2012 11:49:27 AM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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To: nickcarraway

What the hell? I had a mouse / mice living in the attic insulation above one room and it drove my whole family crazy with the scratching.

How do you not hear a 180 lb man doing same?


10 posted on 09/13/2012 11:57:10 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: nickcarraway

He ex was a real “creep”!


11 posted on 09/13/2012 12:00:51 PM PDT by FreeManWhoCan ( (o) (o))
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To: nickcarraway
"He left several plastic cups of feces and urine behind, they said."

Some of this article can be recycled when the Obamas move out of the White Hut.

12 posted on 09/13/2012 12:00:56 PM PDT by Mich Patriot (Today if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse. RReagan)
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To: utahagen

I remember seeing “Bad Ronald” in the 70s. Pretty creepy film.


13 posted on 09/13/2012 12:06:06 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: utahagen

I remember seeing “Bad Ronald” in the 70s. Pretty creepy film.


14 posted on 09/13/2012 12:11:33 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: rbg81

This is around where I live.

What you will not believe is there is only one way into the attic and thats thru the house. Also the ex made holes thru the cieling to see his ex girlfriends bedroom.


15 posted on 09/13/2012 12:17:40 PM PDT by Baseballguy (If we knew what we know now in Oct would we do anything different?)
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To: PGR88

The mice aren’t smart enough to only scratch when no one is home.

Background noise of a house with four or five kids is likely to be high.


16 posted on 09/13/2012 12:43:31 PM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: PGR88

Some people have the TV going all the time, so loud they can barely hear each other shout. If she was one of them, I wouldn’t be suprized she didn’t hear him.


17 posted on 09/13/2012 12:48:57 PM PDT by Ellendra (http://www.ustrendy.com/ellendra-nauriel/portfolio/18423/concealed-couture/)
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To: nickcarraway

Why a duct?


18 posted on 09/13/2012 12:53:08 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: nickcarraway

19 posted on 09/13/2012 1:00:51 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: GreenHornet

Viaduct..vy not a chicken “Zeppo”.


20 posted on 09/13/2012 1:08:47 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (Obama A man without an American mission.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

It was Chico.


21 posted on 09/13/2012 1:11:19 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (Obama A man without an American mission.)
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To: nickcarraway
Usually these stories come from foreign papers.

England! Germany! Austria! The ball's in your court now. Can you top this?

22 posted on 09/13/2012 1:14:03 PM PDT by x
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To: nickcarraway

Maybe he just needed to vent.


23 posted on 09/13/2012 1:16:04 PM PDT by whatexit
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To: nickcarraway

At least he was in her heating duct and not her oviduct.


24 posted on 09/13/2012 1:39:36 PM PDT by Erasmus (Zwischen des Teufels und des tiefen, blauen Meers)
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To: whatexit
Maybe he just needed to vent.

He certainly shafted himself.

25 posted on 09/13/2012 1:50:00 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (Obama A man without an American mission.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

This website sure has more than its fair share of commodians. ;-)


26 posted on 09/13/2012 2:49:19 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: TexasRepublic

I take a fence at that comment. / :)


27 posted on 09/13/2012 3:31:35 PM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Lakeshark; Borax Queen; null and void; nicmarlo

I am getting rather predictable with influencing the masses, aren’t I?


28 posted on 09/13/2012 4:33:06 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Darksheare; Lakeshark; Borax Queen; null and void
I am getting rather predictable with influencing the masses, aren’t I?

haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa !!

ooops, did I just lol? :)

29 posted on 09/13/2012 4:40:33 PM PDT by nicmarlo
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To: nickcarraway

A “Duct Ape”.


30 posted on 09/13/2012 11:36:55 PM PDT by Bon mots (When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...)
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