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Don’t Believe This “Report” About Chris Dorner’s Body

Conspiracy theory meets Internet pranksters. That CNN screenshot on Twitter about a “female body” in Dorner’s cabin is irrefutably fake.

1. Here’s the image going around Twitter:

Note the misspelling of “confirmed.”

2. And here’s what was actually on CNN at that moment:


It has been confirmed… the charred body was a female not Dorner. I repeat it was not Dorner! http://t.co/H915jLap— Cassie


so the body found in the fire was female… ok ok. so still no Dorner?— TeresA ✌

Oh wow. So that wasn't Dorner's body in the cabin but of a female.

— Kniclove (@Kristy)

Oh wow. So that wasn’t Dorner’s body in the cabin but of a female.— Kristy

Dorner still alive? The Body that was found was a female?

— Domo_growrich (@domo & assets)

Dorner still alive? The Body that was found was a female?— domo & assets

Oh shit!! They said the body burned in the cabin wasn't Dorner, it was a female! 😳

— LOVE_lianna (@Lianna)

Oh shit!! They said the body burned in the cabin wasn’t Dorner, it was a female! 😳— Lianna

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