The Perth Bloke Who Had The Police Called On Him While Killing A Spider Demonstrates What Happened

"Why won't you die?!"


4 January 2019

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"Why won't you die?!"

After massively overreacting to a seeing spider in his house, Rhys Howard triggered a police response in Perth when a concerned passerby heard a toddler screaming and a man shouting death threats.

Now it has been revealed just how the arachnophobe's nightmare unfolded.

ABC News travelled to the man's house where he gave a play-by-play explanation of what happened.

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"The two officers from Wanneroo Station more or less just laughed their asses off," said Snr Sgt Simon Hazell of the situation.

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