Photo may have been deleted

Photo: Instagram.com

Amari Dancy thought she chose the perfect hiding place during a game of hide and seek with her cousins while on coronavirus lockdown in her Virginia home.

The 18-year-old chose to hide in a washing machine but the game ended when she got stuck in the machine and was unable to free herself.

"We already had hid underneath the bed, in the closet, and we couldn't go down to the basement," Dancy told NBC News.

Medics and the Prince Williams County Department of Fire and Rescue arrived to help rescue Dancy from the machine on Sunday, according to NBC News.

The heroes removed the machine's top and yanked Dancy out of the machine just before midnight Sunday.

"I mean it's pretty embarrassing, but all I can do is laugh it off. I had a laugh out of it, my family had a laugh out of it, I'm OK. As long as I'm OK, that's all that matters to me."

Photo may have been deleted

Photo: Instagram.com

Video from the rescue operation made its way to social media where Dancy became an overnight star and racked up a few hundred new followers.

"I just wanted to be out of there," she said.
 


 

Copyright Disclaimer: I do not own the rights to the photograph(s) used in this post. Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" of photographs for purposes such as parody, criticism, commentary, news reporting, education, and research.

Jose Mangual

13-year-old Jovan "JoJo" Mangual's name has been added to the list of known victims who were crushed under tons of mud, trees and rocks in Oso, Washington's mudslide on March 22.

JoJo's body was found in the mudslide and officially identified on Thursday.

JoJo's father, Army Staff Sgt. Jose Mangual, showed up at the site every day, wading through the debris looking for his son.

“I want to be there, I want to find my son. I wouldn’t do it any other way,” he said in an interview with CNN Monday.

Mangual searched through mud that was 70 feet deep in some places. “Of the five deployments I’ve been on, nothing compares to this,” he said.

Read more »

Jose Mangual

Staff Sergeant Jose Mangual searches tirelessly for his son, JoJo, whose body is somewhere under the mud and debris at the site of Washington's deadly landslide. 29 people have been confirmed dead and 20 people are still missing -- including 13-year-old JoJo.

Jo Jo was at home with his stepfather, Bill Spillers, and his 3 siblings when the landslide hit on March 22.

His mother was out shopping and survived.

The body of JoJo's 5-year-old stepsister, Kaylee, was recovered. His two-year-old stepsister, Brooke, and his stepdad are still missing.

Read more »

Mysterious object washed up on beach

A mysterious object that washed up on a beach in the Maldives Islands could be a fire extinguisher bottle from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.

The object, which police described as a naval sea mine, washed up on the beach near Baarah on Monday, Islanders tell Haveeruh.com.

But some are speculating that the object is a Halon extinguisher bottle like the type used in aircraft cargo holds to extinguish fires.

Read more »

Objects spotted on satellite images

The missing Malaysia Airlines plane reportedly flew on for four hours after it lost contact with radar and vanished early Saturday morning.

Flight MH370 carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members has now been missing for 6 days. 12 countries are involved in the massive search efforts.

A Wall Street Journal aviation reporter, quoting a source at Rolls Royce (the maker of the plane's engines), says flight MH370's engines continued to send data long after the transponder turned off.

But Malaysia officials -- who have been less than forthcoming -- denied the Wall Street Journal report.

Malaysia aviation experts also dismissed satellite images released by China yesterday, saying there was no debris found floating at that location in the waters south of Vietnam.

Read more »