Bethany Storro, the 28-year-old woman who got national attention by saying she was maimed by a stranger who splashed acid in her face, has admitted to police in Vancouver, Washington, that her story was a hoax. She told them she splashed the acid on herself. The case is now closed. Unfortunately, police spent hundreds of hours investigating Storro’s made up claims that she was attacked by a stranger on August 30 outside of a coffee shop. They do not know why Storro made up such a horrible story and actually maimed herself to make it seem more believable.

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