Surely Jamil "man about town" Hussein would have been recognized by someone at a morgue if he turned up with his head drilled. Police captains know people, they have a large circle of acquaintances and contacts within the community.
Here's my recommendation to the Associated Press: When you find yourself in a hole, STOP DIGGING.
I rather suspect poor Jamil is a victim of ethics cleansing.
[...]When asked about critics' demands that AP produce Hussein to prove his existence, she said "that area [where he works] has pretty much been ethnically cleansed, it is a nasty place and continues to be."[...]H/T Hot Air
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