CSI is one of my favourite TV shows. I should imagine there's many youngsters who have become interested in the science of forensic investigation. If I were young again I might have given the field a second look.
The shock these kids experienced when they found a real body in their mock crime scene would no doubt have had a deep effect on them... especially, as it sounds like the homeless fellow was fairly young.
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Dead body in fake crime scene scares life out of pupils - World - smh.com.au