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Man dead a year found in front of TV

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by sportschick, Feb 18, 2007.

  1. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    How do people not notice this stuff?

  2. Garner

    Garner Member

    Don't ever fall asleep in a snowbank, my friend.
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Quite Frankly, Cold Pizza can kill people.
  4. Lamar Mundane

    Lamar Mundane Member

    Must have been watching Janice Dickinson Modeling agency.
  5. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Somebody will inherit a big TiVo backlog. And he was blind!
  6. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    What's frightening is that you do and continue to.
  7. ballscribe

    ballscribe Active Member

    There was a story here this past week of a guy who was dead in his house TWO years when they found him.
    He was a 79-year-old retiree, estranged from his family, didn't really speak to the neighbours. He would go to the supermarket as winter set in and load up with stuff so he wouldn't have to go outside.

    The one who figured it out was a woman from the equivalent of the tax assessors' office. He had been friendly with her. But he had stopped coming in, hadn't paid his taxes the previous year and she finally called the cops. Otherwise, they wouldn't have found him until another year went by, and his house was seized and sold for unpaid property taxes.

    Yeesh. Be nice to everyone, because dying THAT alone would absolutely suck.
  8. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    A guy at the paper went three days before anyone found him and I thought THAT sucked. A year? More? Yipes.
    Didn't it smell?
  9. BNWriter

    BNWriter Active Member

    His neighbors *thought* his family had put him in a facility???

    Wouldn't there have been activity they would have seen if he were being moved? Wouldn't someone had seen movement??

    That is sad. Just sad.
  10. spup1122

    spup1122 Guest

    This is sad, but I can think this would happen more often if there is no build up of mail or anything to make the people think something was wrong.
  11. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    You mean like a utility bill showing up EVERY month? Maybe after 2-3 months the postman says, "What the fuck? And what stinks?"
  12. spup1122

    spup1122 Guest

    They said there was no build-up of mail in the article. I think it's sad, but without some sign that something happened, why would anyone think anything was wrong?
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