Alaska man uses Neosporin to treat gunshot wound to head, doesnt get help for 5 days

Neosporin-Warning

ANCHOR POINT, Alaska, May 16 (UPI) — Alaska residents are known to be very self-reliant, but one man took that to the extreme by waiting five days to seek medical attention for a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

“No treatment before today other than he put Neosporin on the wounds”

Instead of going to the hospital, an Anchor Point man treated his “serious but not life-threatening” wound with Neosporin and other supplies he had on hand.

Workers at South Peninsula Hospital alerted Alaska State Troopers when the 43-year-old man came in for treatment on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »


BUSTED: Craigslist Murderer Newlywed Teen Miranda Barbour Brags to Cops She Killed 22 Others, Evidence Suggests (To No One’s Surprise) Her Claim is False

Authorities and a missing persons group are casting doubt on a 19-year-old Pennsylvania woman's claims that she killed 22 people in a satanic, cross-country killing spree.

Authorities and a missing persons group are casting doubt on a 19-year-old Pennsylvania woman’s claims that she killed 22 people in a satanic, cross-country killing spree.

Accused “Craigslist Killer” Miranda Barbour claimed most of the victims from her six-year spree were in Alaska, where she shot her first victim when she was 13.

[See also Femme Fatale: Newlywed Teen Miranda Barbour Admits Murdering a Dude She Met on Craigslist, Claims She Killed 22 Others]

On Tuesday, state police there said they hadn’t seen any evidence of serial killer-style slayings.

“At this time the Alaska State Troopers are not aware of any information, beyond Barbour’s comments quoted in the press, or evidence that would implicate Barbour with a homicide committed in Alaska,” state police spokeswoman Megan Peters told the Anchorage Daily News.

Similarly, a volunteer missing persons group, Seeking Alaska’s Missing, said Tuesday that Barbour’s jailhouse tales of mass murder seemed far-fetched.

Christine Baker/PennLive.com/AP

Christine Baker/PennLive.com/AP

“Based on the extensive research conducted by our dedicated team, the numbers Ms. Barbour has suggested simply do not add up,” the group wrote in a Facebook post.

“We at Seeking Alaska’s Missing remain skeptical of her unsubstantiated claims and until proof of such atrocities is given we will not expend our resources on any further investigation.

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