A burglar in Central California must had seen too many Christmas movies and wrongly believed his could enter a house through a chimney. Of course, he began lodged in the chimney where he met a ghastly fate.
Investigators believe 19 year-old Cody Caldwell entered the chimney of a home in Huron with the intentions of robbing it. He was in the chimney near 24 hours before the male homeowner returned a lit a fire.
The homeowner reportedly heard Caldwell screaming. The homeowner frantically tried to put out the fire, causing the home to fill up with smoke. However, Caldwell was dead when authorities arrived.