Perhaps it's a coincidence, but landscapers in Phoenix dug up a coffin containing what used to be a person at the former residence of a convicted murderer.
Alan Champagne, 42, just happened to live in this home near 16th Street and Indian School Road home after he served 13 years in prison for second-degree murder but has spent the last year living in county jail on new charges -- some of which were racked up during a stand-off situation at this same home.
News choppers from a couple of TV stations captured footage of cops pulling out a coffin buried in the backyard containing human remains. The landscapers had been doing work for the new homeowner.
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There's no word yet on the body being identified. We checked in with a police spokesman today, who said there were no updates on the situation.
As you can see from the pictures taken of the coffin, it looks like it's the homemade variety -- in other words, suspicious as hell.
We'll keep you posted on the situation; check back for updates.