Two men took their friend’s corpse on a night out with them to a strip club so they could use his ATM card to buy drinks, police claim.
Robert Jeffrey Young, 43, and Mark Rubinson, 25, discovered their friend Jeffrey Jarrett dead but delayed reporting the find to police so they could first have a free night out.
While keeping Mr Jarrett’s body in their car, they stopped at a Mexican restaurant in Denver, used their friend’s ATM card and withdrew $400 at a strip club before finally reporting him dead.
The men, who are now free on bond, have been charged with abusing a corpse, identity theft and criminal impersonation.
It’s unclear how Mr Jarrett died, but the men have not been charged with his death.
The bizarre scenario is reminiscent of the 1980s movie Weekend at Bernie’s, in which two men discover their friend dead and maintain a façade that he’s still alive while staying at his home for the weekend.