Man Drives Dead Girlfriend's Corpse to Firestation
BOISE – August 15, 2018
26-year-old Zachary Pennisi from Idaho, drove into a fire station with the body of his girlfriend in his truck, local media reports.
Zachary Pennisi is accused of failing to notify or delaying notification of a death. Authorities said they believe the 26-year-old woman in his truck had died of a heroin overdose at Pennisi’s home, near Beacon Light and Horseshoe Bend roads.
The investigation began around 7:30 a.m., when Pennisi drove to Eagle Fire Station No. 2, at 3180 E. Floating Feather Road. Paramedics declared the woman dead before officers arrived at the fire station.
The Ada County Sheriff’s Office reported that Pennisi claims he found the woman in his driveway around 7 a.m. Saturday after realizing she was not inside the house. He claims he found her unconscious and unresponsive when he went outside for a cigarette, called 911 and drove her to the fire station. He is not accused of causing the death.