RI woman returns home, finds wild turkey in her bathroom

By The Associated Press | Posted - Apr. 30, 2015 at 5:10 a.m.



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WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island woman thought a pipe burst when she returned home to find water pouring from her garage ceiling. But the culprit turned out to be an unusual houseguest that dropped in.

WLNE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1P9elks ) Nancy Page went upstairs to find the source of the running water and discovered a wild turkey had crashed through a bathroom window and somehow turned on the sink. Page says she immediately realized it was a turkey, which left behind its own mess.

Police and a Department of Environmental Management officer caught the turkey and released it.

Page was forced to throw out the bathroom sink. She says it had been running for two to three hours. Page estimates the turkey caused thousands of dollars in water damage to her Warwick home.

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Information from: WLNE-TV, http://www.abc6.com

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