Linky Dead man caught checking in at Liverpool John Lennon Airport Apr 6 2010 by Matt Hurst, Liverpool Echo TWO women tried to smuggle a dead relative on to a plane at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. The corpse was pushed in on a wheelchair complete with sunglasses to try to fool staff at the check in desk at JLA. But as his two companions attempted to check him in for a flight to Berlin on Saturday, staff became suspicious and alerted the authorities. The two women were arrested after their bizarre attempt was uncovered. The ECHO understands the 91-year-old German national had died a day earlier, and an attempt was being made to smuggle his body back to his homeland. Linky Family of dead German man discovered at Liverpool's John Lennon Airport insist he was alive until check-in Apr 6 2010 By Matt Hurst 'Willi' Curt Jarant's step-daughter, Anke Anusic claims "he was breathing, moving and eating" before they reached Liverpool John Lennon Airport, and she's got eight witnesses to prove it. The 41-year-old said she and her mother, Gitta only realised Willi was dead when airport staff told them. Describing her reaction, Anke said: "I wasn't surprised because he was old, he was 91, and everybody has to go. [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGFXGwHsD_A[/ame] [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npjOSLCR2hE&NR=1[/ame] I've sat next to worse on an airplane.