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Ohio Home's Halloween Decorations Cause Controversy

| by Amanda Andrade-Rhoades

Halloween isn’t here yet, but a home in Parma, Ohio, is causing some big scares.

The home, which is near an elementary school, features a wrapped corpse hanging from a tree, another figure hanging from an upside down cross and a bloody body impaled on a stake, WKYC reported.

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Some parents are upset over the display and claim their children thought they had actually stumbled upon dead bodies.

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Jackie Anselmo told WPVI she emailed the city about the deadly decorations in a bid to have them removed.

The city of Parma said it can’t do anything about the display as it would violate the homeowner’s freedom of expression.

The homeowners, who have a 2-year-old child and a special-needs teenager, told WPVI they haven’t received any complaints and wouldn't purposely scare children.

Sources: WKYC, WPVI / Photo credit: Cleveland 19WKYC