Maggots, dead mouse found in woman's smelly car

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Woman finds maggots and dead mouse in smelly car (KTRK)

An Arizona woman said she was in agony when she got in her car because of a bad smell.

Judi Miller couldn't determine the source of the smell, but when she pulled up the floor mats, she found maggots.

She said she found a nest in the air cabin filter.

"It's like a dirty diaper that's been sitting and festering for months," Miller said. "It was just the most disgusting thing."

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Mechanics went high-tech by using a tiny camera to search inside the dash, where they found a dead mouse.

"This is not a 'Stuart Little Christmas Story' right here," the mechanic said. "It was horrific for all of us."

Mechanics said you should keep your windows up when parked to avoid an infestation.
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