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Police officers were summoned to a residence to check on the welfare of a 41-year-old man who had not reported to work for 2 days. There was no response at his house . Nothing was disturbed, and everything seemed fine . The television was on in the living room . All of the beds were made, and there was mail on the kitchen counter.
A check of the house proved negative, and everything seemed to be in place . The officers checked the basement and were getting ready to leave when they noticed a foot protruding from the top of a top-loading washing machine Also visible was the buttocks portion of the body, which was wearing gray undershorts .
The washing machine was a top-loading unit . It was still plugged in and powered up . The interior agitator components had been removed and were located on the floor nearby . The tools and removed bolts were found on an ironing board next to the dryer
The body was head first into the washing tub and folded in a semi-fetal position The victim's face, head, neck, and torso were not visible . Both legs were entirely inside the tub . Only the left foot protruded up and out of the tub . The deceased was clad in gray undershorts, a blue nylon sleeveless T-shirt, and one cotton sock on his right foot The matching sock was located on the floor next to the dryer
The body could not be removed from the tub . Crime scene officers had to dismantle the tub by cutting it apart using an electric Sawzall®, being careful not to touch the body . The outer fiberglass was removed first, and a hole was cut into the lower portion of the inner tub to drain out 24-30 quarts of water.
The inner tub was cut away in sections, avoiding blade contact with the body Approximately half of the inner tub was removed, which allowed the body to be released and pulled out from the front . The body remained in a tucked/folded position when pulled free. Rigor mortis was almost absent, and the limbs could be straightened without much force
The cloth materials in the bottom of the tub were two nonmatching bed sheets The compression of the body could be seen in the sheets The controls had been set for a wash cycle, medium load, warm wash/cold rinse
Investigation revealed that the deceased had last been on his computer at 10:00 p . m . the previous evening and had logged off at 10:20 p m The position of the body inside the machine clearly indicated that the deceased had intentionally climbed head first into the tub and had gotten stuck in this situation . He had no way of extricating himself. The injuries and abrasions to his arms indicated that he had desperately struggled to free himself Although the victim's head was down in the tub, the mouth and nose were not in the water, and drowning was not the cause of death . Seminal fluid was present in the victim's underwear
The cause of death was positional asphyxia The manner of death was ruled accidental The autoerotic method used was atypical: creating a confinement of the body in a washing machine .