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Mummified Detroit woman somehow voted in 2010

Posted Tuesday, March 11th 2014 @ 11am  by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – It's unclear how she managed it, but a woman who is thought to have died in 2008 apparently voted in the 2010 midterm elections. That woman: Pia Farrenkopf, believed to be the identity of the person found mummifiedin a garage in Pontiac, Mich. Voting records show Farrenkopf voted in 2010, the Detroit Free Press reports, but it's possible that there was a clerical error, officials say. It's just part of the continuing mystery. Authorities are still working to positively identify the body and figure out how she died.

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