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Disturbing Halloween display at Detroit home draws attention to the problem we face

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Posted at 11:16 PM, Oct 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-03 23:17:00-04

A disturbing display is making the statement that real life can be scarier than Halloween fantasy.

You might say it's ripped from the headlines.

It is outside a home on Detroit’s west side and aimed at calling attention to many of the problems we face - from crime and terrorism, to police shootings and the flint water crisis.

This is at the same house on Mendota where a dummy sparked fears of a dead body last year.

The woman behind the display says her grandkids came up with the idea of making a statement this year.

The display is taken in at night, so the dummies don't get stolen.