Possible voodoo chicken head closes down Florida road

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The recent discovery of a severed chicken head in a bowl in Sarasota has some residents suspecting voodoo. But that's all just superstition ... right?

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Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014 4:25 pm

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Swift Road is open again after a bomb squad was called out to destroy an unknown object found in the road Monday.

Around 1pm Monday, the Sarasota County Hazardous Devices Unit was called to Swift Road near Grand Cayman Street (just north of Proctor Road) after a ceramic bowl containing a chicken head and feathers next to a cylindrical object inside of a paper bag was found in the road.

Swift Road incident 7/14/14
Courtesy: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office

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The objects were destroyed after the contents of the bag could not be determined, other than the fact that it was a "gel-like" substance.

A bomb technician cleared the scene after a 20-minute waiting period, and the road was then reopened.

Swift Road incident 7/14/14
Courtesy: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office

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  • HotGuy6969 posted at 9:50 am on Tue, Jul 15, 2014.

    HotGuy6969 Posts: 1

    very spooky byt i cind of have a thing for chicken heads this was rlly 'neat' for me to see i gues you could say!!!!!!

  • BorisRoberts posted at 12:17 am on Tue, Jul 15, 2014.

    BorisRoberts Posts: 1

    Well, my German Shepherd puppy killed a possum in the back yard, and brought me the head inside the house, "Merry Christmas, Dad". What a thing to wake up to. Didn't have anything to do with Voodoo though, he was just proud that he did his job.



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