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drinking on the job

Post by mccutcheon » Tue Apr 19, 2005 8:46 pm

By VERENA VON DERSCHAU, Associated Press Writer

PARIS - A night watchman's girlfriend who placed candles on the floor to set the scene for a romantic tryst but then left in a rage over his drunken state may have accidentally caused last week's hotel fire that killed 24 people, prosecutors said Tuesday.

The woman, who was detained Monday, told police she placed a dozen burning candles on the floor of the breakfast room of the Paris Opera hotel, then threw piles of clothes on the floor and left after she became angry that her boyfriend was drunk.

Does it suck to be that guy. Now he really needs a drink.