No Suspects; No Motive

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On This Day in SniggleryOctober 18, 2000: The Journal of the American Medical Association publishes Dr. Shetal Shah’s medical ethics conundrum about an elderly Native American man who announced he was going to wander off into the arctic to die according to custom. The journal was later forced to admit that “the events described in his story never happened.” (See News Trolls for more of this sort of thing)