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Mass. man wakes up to find bloody stranger asleep on his couch

Although the drunk man had no recollection of how he sustained his injuries, police say his cuts and bruises are consistent with those incurred when a "highly intoxicated" individual falls down in a wooded area.
By Matthew Bradwell   |   Aug. 19, 2014 at 1:51 PM

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts man awoke to a rude surprise Tuesday morning, when he found a bloody stranger drunkenly sleeping in his family's living room.

Around 4:30 a.m., the unidentified Marlborough homeowner woke up to discover 30-year-old Timothy Francis Benway passed out and covered in his own blood on a couch. The homeowner and Benway had never met prior.

The father of two rounded up his children, wife and father-in-law and removed them from the house before contacting police.

Police arrested Benway and determined he broke into the house through an attached apartment where the father-in-law was living.

Although Benway had no recollection of how he sustained his injuries, arresting officer Peter Richardson described the cuts and bruises as consistent those incurred when a "highly intoxicated" individual falls down in a wooded area.

Benway is charged with vandalism for bleeding on the couch, entering a building at nighttime and putting a person in fear.

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