Police are neither admitting nor denying rumours that they have arrested a Shropshire man on charges of multiple homicide after it was revealed that he had been in a so-called Dead Pool game.
The man, unnamed for legal bollocks, apparently had selected Steve Irwin, Farrah Fawcet, Michael Jackson, Patrick Swayze and Keith Floyd for five celebrities out of six to die, and apparently stood to scoop a cool three hundred pound Stirling from the kitty, should his sixth celebrity, Prince Charles, die by December 31st.
"It is something of a huge coincidence that five of his six celebrities should die, and he has them all," said Detective Inspector Phil Inns. "Whilst we cannot link him directly to any of the murders, he is a person of extreme interest. If the Crown Prosecution Service won't let us bang him in the slammer for a gaszillion years, we're going to have to step up security on the future Kind of England."
The police admit that there are some suspicious circumstances around each of the deaths, but not enough to state that the celebrity was murdered.
An anonymous friend of the unnamed suspect contacted the Spoof to lend his support to his friend.
"It was just a game, I can't believe he would murder six people for three hundred quid. Beyond beating the crap out of people, he's never shown any violent tendencies."
More if anything happens.