The place is Edinburgh in Scotland. When you zoom into the map, you'll find a man in red overalls down on the ground, as another man is standing above him. The man has an axe in his hand, and is looking at the camera with a calm face.
The name of the man on the ground is Dan Thompson, the owner of a car repair shop on the street that has been running for 30 years. The 'killer' was his mechanic, Gary Kerr. If you zoom in further, you can see that Kerr has a smile on his face, and Thompson revealed that it was all staged.
Flashback to August 2012. "I happened to see the Google Street View car running and realized that it was coming this way in 30 seconds. I threw myself on the ground and Gary grabbed a pick axe handle from the garage.".
The scene was posted on Google Maps, and Thompson recalls that some of his clients called in and had a huge laugh. Police also came to investigate the place, but fortunately one of the female officers was his client so "they came in smiling, had a really good laugh, and left in 5 minutes".
Thompson states that Google hasn't contacted him, but he's "certain that they're happy because that's free promotion for them!". He was disappointed though that he wasn't able to do anything when the Google car passed again on May 29. The reporters tried to contact Google but gave no comment on the news.
Any other interesting viewpoints like this?
Google: "We knew about it so we just left it as is"
I like this kind of humor
The camera car shouldn't just be passing by without doing anything
I've also been on standby to do some kind of performance for when the Google car comes by
If they wanted to promote themselves, then they should've used some chick with her panties showing
Nice humor w
The Google car passed by in front of our house and my face was photographed. You could tell the design of it from a mile away.
The Google car was an Impreza
Meanwhile, down in Osaka...
So does this mean that you'll forever be in street view if you just keep on following this car?
It's the yakuza office in our hometown. Google's so kind for blurring out the finger of the chinpira on lookout.
The sky in front of Tsugawa station in Niigata prefecture
My mom's bright red humongous panty was seen hanging on the veranda of our home w And when I went home and showed it to her, my mom burst out laughing.
Labor in the middle of the street
The slacking Hero
In the forest...
No upper body
One of Google's photographers?
Just found this by accident
If this was in Japan, he'd be arrested and locked behind bars for a year
Original Thread: ネットユーザー「ストリートビューに殺人現場が写ってる！」 → 警察「まじかよ！」
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