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What're the chances my neighbors house has a dead body?

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u/beebsaleebs Aug 17 '22 Silver Platinum Helpful Wholesome Starry Heartwarming Wholesome (Pro)

OP, you’re gonna want to pre-emptively batten down the hatches on your house for insect and rodent prevention. When they start moving that shit, you will likely have some uninvited houseguests in your car, garage, garbage, yard and attic.

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u/SonOfMcGee Aug 18 '22

I saw a video a while back of a fire department doing a controlled burn of a house like this. The amount of roaches built up in the hoarder house was a biohazard to the neighborhood, so they dug a little ditch around the house and set the building on fire.
And the whole time it was burning down they hung out outside and hosed downs the yard, trees, and all the walls of the neighbors houses facing the fire. Basically just assuring no embers would spread.

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u/laughingjack13 Aug 18 '22

I’ve sarcastically suggested burning it down and starting from scratch a few times in my life, didn’t realize there were situations where it actually became protocol.

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u/CptAngelo Aug 18 '22

yeah, id start spreading and hurling insecticide, rat poison, etc to catch all that shit from a hoarder, imagine the fucking roaches infesting your whole house, ugh, if i were OP i would follow this advice, in fact, u/Feefee986 hey, you should take in consideration this, specially if you just moved, you dont want to live with awful bugs or infestations

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u/Affectionate_Star_43 Aug 18 '22

Oh my gosh, I had some people next next door throw their entire house in the alley. Even blocked my car so I couldn't get out of the garage. Furniture, mattresses, clothes, sports equipment...everything. I was so scared it was going to be a bedbug situation.

Dunno where OP lives but I sent a dumping complaint with my concerns to the city government and they sent an army of garbage trucks to clean it up within 2 hours, I was thourouly impressed.

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u/pharaohmaones Aug 18 '22

Fucking move this comment up people god damn

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u/robes50 Aug 18 '22

I am doing the best I can, damn it.

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u/imdefinitelywong Aug 18 '22 edited Aug 18 '22

I'M GIVING IT ALL SHE'S GOT CAPTAIN, IF I PUSH IT ANY HARDER, THE WHOLE THING'LL BLOW

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u/Aggravating_Twist_40 Aug 18 '22

Yep! Happened to my house when the dirty neighbors cleaned their snake, rodent and insect infested house & yard. Still dealing with it.

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u/EmoTrashKitty Aug 17 '22 Silver

Damnit, i hate that I’m so early- I want an update NOW lol

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u/ZiggyStardust0110 Aug 17 '22 Wholesome I'm Deceased

You are going to feel pretty silly when your neighbors turn out to be the flies themselves. You will have to work on building that trust backup after calling the cops on them.

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u/Wh00ster Aug 17 '22 Wholesome

Edgar: “more sugar”

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u/TheHealer12413 Aug 17 '22

🤣 “your skin is hanging off your bones” Edgar, stretches face “oh? That better?”

Good memory, that.

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u/supermr34 Aug 17 '22

i know eggar and that was eggar. it was like something was wearing eggar. like a suit....an eggar suit.

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u/LastExitToSalvation Aug 17 '22

"So you move into MY neighborhood, you see myself and my family getting a buzz, peaking through our windows, and then you call the police on us? Lemme splain something to you, it's not called a 'dead body' you fucking gentrifying elitist. It's called a nursery."

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u/Fastcraft3r Aug 17 '22 Silver Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Heartwarming

Who gave this post heartwarming award?

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u/[deleted] Aug 17 '22 edited 8d ago Helpful

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u/rmc_ Aug 17 '22

When the heart inside is cold?

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u/awkwardthanos Aug 17 '22

Could be a skip out. Amazed how many people leave frozen meat in the freezer when the leave. Electricity gets turned off and viola. Maggot mania. I think somethings dead but I hope it's a resident skip

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u/LizardPossum Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 17 '22

This happened at an apartment next door to me once. We shared a wall. The smell was AWFUL and the couple that had lived there was pretty unstable so we were convinced one of them killed the other.

Nope. They left chicken in the sink and moved out without telling anyone

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u/Adorable_Raccoon Aug 17 '22

I had a rat die in the wall at an old apartment!! It was the nastiest smell ever & flies flying in through the vent constantly.

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u/minor_details Aug 18 '22

oh god, i used to live in my parents' guest house and my dad accidentally sealed a packrat (or two) into the walls when he patched up what he thought was just a couple holes in the wall of the electrical shed out back. this was summer in southern arizona, when it routinely gets 110 degrees or hotter. I have never smelled such a pervasive, soul-curdling, horrid stench as that dead rat, and the worst part was that it lingered, as it was all trapped behind brick. we had to buy about ten of those hardcore odor absorbers from ace hardware to kind of make it livable, but I will never forget that smell.

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u/SoleInvictus Aug 18 '22

For future terrible smells, buy a decent sized ozone generator. We have one and have used it to remove the smell from all sorts of places and things.

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u/Matt081 Aug 17 '22

I lived in an apartment with the worst refrigerator in the world. I moved to a new place, but had a 2 month overlap. After a month, I came back to finish the move out, scrub the toilets, repaint small spots, etc. The refrigerator had been emptied, but when I opened it, it was a horror movie scene inside.

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u/VaATC Aug 17 '22

The refrigerator had been emptied, but when I opened it, it was a horror movie scene inside.

So did you accidentally leave some stuff in the there or did something else happen that I am missing?

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u/Matt081 Aug 17 '22

Emptied, but not scrubbed. The cooling was a single coil and relied on the freezer to cool the refrigerator. Due to bad design if not defrosted weekly the air flow to the refrigerator would become blocked. I am sure that I have some blame in this situation. In contrast, I left my last home (owned by me) unoccupied for 2 years, went home to sell it and still had a pristine clean refrigerator coming back.

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u/SkyeSpider Aug 17 '22

I reported something like this a little over a decade back. It was rotten food from someone who moved out. Still horrific to see that many flies. The cops who went in came out retching and barfing. I’m glad I was only watching from inside my apartment.

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u/awkwardthanos Aug 17 '22

You will be amazed how fast maggots can truly move. We had one to investigate and I told the new guy with me to NOT open the fridge or freezer until last. Dumbass did it 5 minutes in and he just about died:)

Served him right

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u/mjlcrane Aug 17 '22

We had maggots in our organica waste bin a few years back. We kept the bins in the back yard then, and one night walking towards the back door I noticed something wriggling on the floor... And then another. And another. And then that they were all over our back door, and a stream of them crossing the patio from the bin out back, attracted by the lights indoors or something. We vaccuumed them all up and then burned the vacuum bag. Dumped a bunch of salt and sand in the bin and left it open in the hopes some birds would come make a meal out of it. It was just some chicken remains + plus a hot summer week. I'll never forget what that turned into XD

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u/horsebag Aug 17 '22

haha burn it and salt the earth. you waged total war against your trash bin

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u/Artyloo Aug 17 '22

Haha that's a great story

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u/MildlyMoistMucus Aug 17 '22

My flat has a maggot infestation on a few floors down. The entire floor is full of white powder. That's how I learned that maggots are really good at crawling fast. You might even say they can run. They will escape to everywhere on the floor, they can even move floors up.

I'm horrified...

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u/frankcauldhame1 Aug 17 '22

i hate to have to tell you that there's a type of fly that has jumping maggots

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u/Lordborgman Aug 17 '22

/gets the HEAVY Flamer ready

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u/Not_Andrew Aug 17 '22

You should see them escaping from the compactor on my garbage truck. They find a gap between the rear seal and fling themselves out every couple seconds. Looks like someone spilled long grain rice next to my truck if I'm in one spot for a few minutes

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u/Opinionofmine Aug 17 '22

What a beautiful image 😂 On a related note, last week I cooked dinner and a few hours later was horrified to find three maggots on the cooker top. On closer inspection, they were just grains of rice. Phew!

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u/BoringActuator7101 Aug 17 '22

I was just reminded of something amazing, I used to have a friend who was quite hard headed. He had some problems with his landlord and was quite justified in his complaints.

The landlord didn't resolve the issues and refused to lower rent to compensate. As soon as my friend found a new apartment to move into, he hatched a plan.

He decided to leave a few pieces of meat around in his now "ex" apartment and proceeded to lock the door and snap the key in the lock. We later found out his landlord had left for 2 months holiday shortly before this happened

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u/LordKikuchiyo7 Aug 17 '22 Take My Energy

The old shrimp in the curtain rods trick. Works every time.

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u/Weary-Ad-4956 Aug 17 '22

I've had rental properties like this, I don't clean those. I spend the extra money for someone else to clean. 2 years ago this happened with a 6 cubic ft deep freezer in the basement of a rental. Absolutely full of meat.

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u/Justsomedudeonthenet Aug 17 '22

The kind of cleaners who deal with stuff like that don't come cheap. But they earn every single penny of it. I know you'd have to pay me a hell of a lot more to even consider cleaning out a place like that.

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u/almostahero Aug 17 '22

I paid a company to tape up the fridge and take it without opening it again and just replaced it. The smell still haunts me cleaning the rental after the people just ghosted.

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u/LongAssNaps Aug 17 '22

I was staying at a friend's place for a week and came back to find that my fridge had died, not in a stops-cooling-everything way, but more of a warms-everything-up kind of way. I can still remember the smell when I opened the freezer and finding a package of warm ground beef absolutely pulsating with maggots under the plastic film.

IIRC, I didn't even clean the fridge out. I just taped it shut and took it to the dump.

Come to think of it, those maggots (eggs) were probably already in the meat. There's no way they could have gotten in there through the closed freezer door and packaging.

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u/goodtimejonnie Aug 17 '22

Can someone explain to me how maggots work? Like…how do they get in there? Where do they come from?

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u/ukuleo Aug 17 '22

I'm pretty sure the common scientific opinion at one point was that maggots spontaneously generated until it was disproved by Francesco Redi. this doesn't answer your question, I just think it's an interesting fact

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u/NappaValleyCabbage Aug 17 '22 Silver Helpful

Well, Flys fuck.

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u/DeathPercept10n Aug 17 '22

Well, fuck flies.

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u/twinsynth Aug 17 '22

Don't give a flying fuck

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u/flOAtAlIscIOUs Aug 17 '22

Welp…. When a mommy fly & a daddy fly love each other verrrrrrrryyyyy much….

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u/Alan_Smithee_ Aug 17 '22

After a devastating wildfire went through my province, there were some towns that went without power for days or weeks.

For the people whose houses survived, they were told to tape their fridges and freezers shut and put them out by the curb. They were collected and, I assume, buried deep.

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u/Powerful-Employer-20 Aug 17 '22

Just curious, if the meat is supposedly clean how do maggots get there in the first place, if the fridge is also closed?

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u/annewithan_e Aug 17 '22

I think the idea is that cooking the meat kills it. Meat gets sprayed with ammonia sometimes but there’s a reason you don’t want to eat it raw…

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u/chai_smith Aug 17 '22 Helpful Wholesome I'll Drink to That

So I thought those were those cool mid century modern speckled drapes…..Those are flies. 🥹 that’s terrifying.

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u/Notfriendly123 Aug 17 '22

This happened to the apartment downstairs once accompanied by an intense rotting smell. I asked the mailman if the mail had been piling up and they said “it actually has, come to think of it”

After I talked with my manager they didn’t seem bothered by it but came by to do a wellness check where they explained to me that my downstairs neighbor got half a million dollars in her divorce settlement and paid out her lease a few months ago without ever coming back so the smell and flies were a result of all of her food rotting out

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u/ddwdk Aug 18 '22 edited Aug 18 '22

Hmm, if the lease was paid out months ago wouldn't management clean the apartment out and relist it asap for maximum profit? Sounds suspicious.

Edit: As many people have pointed out, it depends on whether she paid till the end of the lease or terminated it early. So not so suspicious after all.

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u/ErectionAssassin Aug 18 '22

I assume "paid out" means all rent for the lease paid in advance, so the tenant still has possession.

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u/OneGratefulDawg Aug 18 '22

So nobody finds the bodies

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u/PM_ME_WHOLESOMECORGI Aug 17 '22

SAME, i was staring for a solid thirty seconds asking what was so weird about the picture before realizing.

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u/vzakharov Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 17 '22

I never did, had to go to comments to figure it out.

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u/Talkin_bout_diamonds Aug 17 '22

Glad to know I'm not the only one who had to do this.

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u/Feefee986 Aug 17 '22

This is only about 1/4 of the window surface. I'd have to guess thousands of flies inside

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u/Tootsound Aug 17 '22

Yeah, someone mentioned it already, but call in a welfare check. There's either a dead body, or some seriously unsafe living conditions. Does your neighbor have kids at all?

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u/Feefee986 Aug 17 '22

I just moved into this neighborhood 2 weeks ago. I'm directly next door to this house but have never seen anyone there

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u/unsuspecting_geode Aug 17 '22 Silver

Two weeks never seen anyone except flies? The chances are not zero on dead body

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u/Wh00ster Aug 17 '22

Good time to snatch up some more property!

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u/Weemonkey16_2 Aug 17 '22 Silver All-Seeing Upvote

Screw the property, capture the flies, and unleash them on anyone who opposes you

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u/Wh00ster Aug 17 '22 Silver

Put a big “F” on the box to remember that there are flies in there

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u/Weemonkey16_2 Aug 17 '22

Say "I'm gonna drop an F-bomb" then pull out the box of flies, shake vigorously, and drop it on the ground

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u/noodlegod47 Aug 17 '22

Excellent plan, just need to find a dead body house nearby

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u/ijehan1 Aug 17 '22

You only need to put an H on the box if there's hornets. Flies are easy to remember.

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u/Dr_Mantis_Teabaggin Aug 17 '22

Good idea! That way I can harvest their delicious honey.

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u/Tootsound Aug 17 '22

No one in 2 weeks, it's a body or shit-covered walls. If you don't want to call in a check, DM me the address and I'll do it, even from out of state.

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u/ElleYesMon Aug 17 '22

I think this person u/tootsound is right. Who gives a dang if your neighbor gives a shit. You’re probably not going to be visiting this house anyways. At least, if there are flies like this inside. Safety first. Do the wellness check or let u/tootsound call it in. This is crazy!!

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u/Sprocket_Rocket_ Aug 17 '22

Yeah, you never saw anyone, because they’re dead.

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u/Wh00ster Aug 17 '22

Oooooh I thought those were dots on the curtain! Like the pattern. I was so confused by this post at first

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u/TheApesWillRise77 Aug 17 '22

Same here. I thought it was only because of the drawn curtains. Only after reading the comments did I notice that the dots were actually flies!

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u/Pill_Murray_ Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 17 '22

woke up one day to my windows looking like this. Turns out squirrel died in my ceiling.

It smelled horrible for a week, I thought "oh its over!" go back and sleep in my room, wake up 2 days later to a cloud of a thousand flys. It was like something out of a horror movie. I used a vaccuum to suck em all up

Think I still got vids laying around somewhere

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u/AdamDawn Aug 17 '22

Had a dead wall rat recently. Terrible smell followed by enormous flies that seemed never ending. We bought a bug-a-salt.

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u/armedsquatch Aug 17 '22

Any way you can update us on this. Way way way back a neighbor just walked away from his home and when they turned off the power his deep freezer full of elk and deer went bad. His widows looked like this also. I hoping this is the case here

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u/Feefee986 Aug 17 '22 Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Keep Calm Take My Energy Starry Ally Vibing Rocket Like I'm Deceased Brighten My Day Are You Serious?

Update 1: about 5 cop cars showed up and inspected the house for about 45 minutes. When they finally came out, i asked about the situation. Unfortunately they said there were several dead cats and other animals. They said the house must have belonged to a hoarder. Trash, animal feces, and dried up cat/rat bodies all over the place, which could explain the amount of flies in the house but the cops couldn't get much farther in and need to call in a special team to look into it and see about cleaning up the place. I'll update with more information as it comes.

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u/PatrickAplomb Aug 17 '22

Damn that sucks. Thank you for the update though

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u/scarf_spheal Aug 17 '22

Yeah. Hoping update 2 isnt body finally found after they uncovered a pile.

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u/Assassinatitties Aug 17 '22

It happens though. Stories of hoarders (especially older ones) getting toppled and trapped in their narrow routes through their mazes of possessions... Inevitably dying and left undiscovered for sad lengths of time.

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u/H64-GT18 Aug 18 '22

I just did a google search and found a hoarder who killed a home intruder and left the body for 15 years underneath piles of garbage

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u/Cky2chris Aug 18 '22 Silver

Peak hoarder right there, dead body just becomes more of the hoard

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u/fireygal719 Aug 18 '22

I could see this happening to me. Not because I’m a hoarder, just because I’m lazy and would be like: now I have to call the police?? This is fuckin annoying. Hide the body? Eh, I’ll do it later or my cats will eat em.

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u/ScrubbyMcGoo Aug 18 '22 Take My Energy

“… but I can’t get rid of it! I might NEED that body for something someday!!”

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u/leonathotsky420 Aug 18 '22

This is the best comment on this thread by far

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u/Clownskin Aug 18 '22

Hoarder hall of fame material.

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u/RadosAvocados Aug 18 '22

From the last line of the article

Snellman’s younger sister Belinda could not support the finding that her brother had broken into Bruce Roberts’ home to steal.

“He never gained forced entry,” she shouted inside the NSW Coroner’s Court.

“He never broke into that home. He already knew him.”

Wild to leave readers on that cliffhanger

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u/charnet3d Aug 18 '22

all the article was like "boring...excepted...yup" and then they drop that bomb xD

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u/scarf_spheal Aug 17 '22

That’s immediately what my mind went to when they said hoarding. Hate to see the dead animals and hope they weren’t pets left or starved after the owner was trampled

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u/inspectcloser Aug 17 '22 Silver Wholesome

It’s entirely probable there’s a human body in there especially under hoarding conditions. It can literally be anywhere and the police saying they can’t get all the way into the house. The body can be anywhere including under piles of stuff. It can even be camouflaged with the piles of garbage and clothes. Humans decompose and start to mesh with their surroundings.

Source: I was an EMT and now a house inspector. I would be more suprised if they don’t find a dead body in there.

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u/Puffen0 Aug 17 '22

Yeah, so many elderly hoarders trip and a large pile falls onto them. And sense they live alone nobody is there to help so they end up dying there under all of their trash.

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u/inspectcloser Aug 17 '22

Yeah I’ve seen a few. There’s usually a case of “they don’t like to be bothered” so instead of daily checks it’s like weekly. Last one we found it was two weeks in the hot summer months.

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u/Puffen0 Aug 17 '22

Oh god I can only imagine the smell

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u/inspectcloser Aug 18 '22

Snort a bottle of vinegar inside of a heavily used port-a-potty with a mouthful of old copper pennies. That.

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u/coldDumpCoin Aug 18 '22

This guy deaths

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u/inspectcloser Aug 18 '22

Unfortunately I’m not proud of it. Just comes with the job. I actually don’t deal with death well. I kinda picked the wrong line of work but it’s all I know now.

But yeah I death really hard. I’ve thought about that for a long time. I think I’m attracted to the things that scare me in a way to get over it. Like I became a firefighter as I feared it but when you learn about your fears you overcome them.

I suppose I have to become a spider wrangler next.

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u/pv0psych0n4ut Aug 17 '22

If the cops can't get in, there is a chance that the owner can't get out

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u/_addycole Aug 17 '22

Yeah there has got to be a body. Hoarders don’t leave their collections behind.

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u/whatthemoondid Aug 18 '22

My in laws are hoarders and they in fact have THREE houses full of hoard.

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u/TyberiusJoaquin Aug 18 '22

That's a lot of hoard

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u/All0uttaBubblegum Aug 17 '22 Wholesome Today I Learned

Cats will eat their deceased owners when there’s no food. They typically start with the eyeballs

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u/SBAdey Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 18 '22 Table Slap Original

I’m going to bed. G’night.

Edit: sleep over — still alive, both eyes intact. Both cats locked downstairs (and thanks for the awards!)

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u/sweatybeard Aug 17 '22 Silver Helpful Wholesome Take My Energy Table Slap

You go ahead and rest those delicious eyes

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u/Trouble_and_Chubble Aug 17 '22

Oh god I laughed so loud

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u/igneousink Aug 17 '22

yeah, we can't have them bein' all dry and whatnot

sleeping lubricates the forbidden grapes

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u/O_o---sup-hey---o_O Aug 17 '22

Mmmm so moist and filled with juice 🧃

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u/BRBean Aug 17 '22 Silver

Goodn-eye-t

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u/Krynn71 Aug 17 '22

Make sure you feed your cat first.

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u/x014821037 Aug 17 '22

night, babe

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u/audaxyl Aug 17 '22

That’s fine, wouldn’t want my cat to starve

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u/EwwThatsHot Aug 17 '22

Better my cat than some ugly flies

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u/d_marvin Aug 17 '22

I love all the cat owners answering in favor of the cat.

My dude can dig in if it means he gets to be discovered alive. Shit he'd start eating the moment I'm too weak to fight him off anyway.

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u/DungeonTsar Aug 17 '22

Eh if im dead they can have it

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u/SlowMope Aug 17 '22

All animals will eat their dead owners and all animals start with the soft tissues, but yes.

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u/Dam_Kids Aug 17 '22 Heartwarming

I'd rather my dog eat me than starve to death. Like I give a fuck, I'm dead.

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u/pissypants2218 Aug 17 '22

Why do people get so creeped out by this fact? I'm dead, I don't give a shit what happens to my body.

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u/supernasty Aug 17 '22 Gold

Cats are so cute

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u/Bro1999919 Aug 17 '22

The one time I arrive at the perfect time for an update…

And I just wish I hadn’t.

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u/Marsbarszs Aug 17 '22

Yep, that was my exact reaction too

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u/yousadaisyifyoudo Aug 17 '22

Oh, those poor animals :( Glad it’s being looked into, can’t imagine the physical or mental health of anyone in that house

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u/ummagumma696969 Aug 17 '22

2hr deliver time. OP is based.

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u/rflorant Aug 17 '22

Oof poor cats

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u/BetterRemember Aug 17 '22

I know it's a mental illness but so many people just don't deserve cats. I love them but can't even have more than a few at once because otherwise, I don't feel like I can form as close of a bond and give them the time and attention they deserve.

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u/world_without_logos Aug 17 '22

Plus proper vet care :/ those bills are expensive!

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u/zevix_0 Aug 17 '22

Those poor animals :(

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u/Doalt Aug 17 '22

I hate people like this. Imagine how the animals must've suffered

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u/Few-Letter3687 Aug 17 '22

My thought process reading this post:

“Jesus I wonder what caused that”

reads comments

“Damn I hope there’s an update too”

“Ugh it was just posted today there won’t be an update for a while”

“SHIT they posted an update 6 mins ago! What good timing!!”

“…..what horrible fucking timing.”

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u/skinnywolfe Aug 17 '22

As a crime scene investigator, call your local law enforcement. With that amount of flies, it will likely be a hazmat scene needing to be processed.

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u/puppies_and_pillows Aug 17 '22

There are so many flies I thought it was just a polka dotted curtain till I checked the comments.

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u/vavona Aug 17 '22

That’s what I thought too- didn’t get the connection of the title and the picture. Got a Bit paranoid about having polka-dot curtains on my own windows…

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u/itssohardtobealizard Aug 17 '22

Polka dots: a murderer’s pattern of choice

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u/Zoobiedoobi Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 17 '22 Silver Helpful hehehehe

OP please don’t forget to update I am INVESTED

Edit : Guys it’s 3 AM where I live pls stop making me laugh I belong to a desi house I’ll get beaten up

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u/ssslugs Aug 17 '22

and this house is INFESTED

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u/Reffner1450 Aug 17 '22

Someone might be getting ARRESTED.

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u/Reaper621 Aug 17 '22

Eventually the body will be TESTED.

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u/Flamecoat_wolf Aug 17 '22

Calling the non-emergency line is what many have SUGGESTED.

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u/thanksbank Aug 17 '22

I definitely think they're dead, because laying there that long, they should be FULLY RESTED.

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u/Pee_Earl_Grey_Hot Aug 17 '22

Maybe it's just food that is UNDIGESTED.

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u/garry4321 Aug 17 '22

I hope the new owner is BIG-BREASTED

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u/thanksbank Aug 17 '22 Silver Wholesome

sigh .. unzips ... FULLY ERECTED

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u/[deleted] Aug 17 '22 Wholesome Table Slap I'll Drink to That

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u/xxXWeeb_Slayer69Xxx Aug 17 '22

Fed creepin' Im a vet, maggots had this body DIGESTED

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u/AlfonsoTheClown Aug 17 '22 Silver

I’m a necrophile and will MOLEST IT.

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u/MobyHugeFun Aug 17 '22

I'm a cannibal and I'll INGEST IT

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u/FreeSockLimit1 Aug 17 '22

I'm a vegetarian so I'll DETEST IT

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u/YGOInsider Aug 17 '22

I hate you all xD You are the worst, completely UNCONTESTED

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u/randomname68-23 Aug 17 '22

Not all the comments get upvoted, only THE BEST DID

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u/Great_Finger_4816 Aug 17 '22

If you get to go inside, taking a whiff you might GET CONGESTED

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u/Small_Introduction94 Aug 17 '22

Well this suddenly turned into an ICP song..

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u/KongSchlong42069 Aug 17 '22

Holy shit i never would have GUESSED IT

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u/kLoWnYa- Aug 17 '22

Even this weirdo is INTERESTED

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u/Feefee986 Aug 17 '22

Just called the cops.. they're going to check on it.. will update soon

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u/Artistic_Attorney_76 Aug 17 '22

My bros about to see some body bags

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u/ptatersptate Aug 17 '22

Do not go anywhere near the open door if there is a deceased person. You do not want to smell that.

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u/jshuster Aug 17 '22

Ugh, the smell of decomposition is a smell you never, ever forget.

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u/[deleted] Aug 17 '22

It definitely does not leave you.

Nor does it get easier to smell.

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u/LongAssNaps Aug 17 '22

It's an acquired taste

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u/CrazdKraut Aug 17 '22

Do NOT taste the body.

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u/alongyourfuselage Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 17 '22

Guy who had been dead for a week in a heatwave is a strong number three on my personal worst smells list.

Edit to add numbers 1 and 2 since so many people are excited to find out.

Number 2 was marinaded dog turds - a person in my street would put plastic bags of dog turds inside any bin or container but her own and I found three bags which had disolved in rainwater, creating a kind of dog turds and plastic soup.

The top spot goes to a former tenant at a previous job's abandoned freezer. The gentleman had, at some point in the past, done a lot of fishing and stored his catches in the freezer compartments of four fridge freezers in his flat. I worked there for three years before he was evicted and he never went fishing in that time. His electricity was also cut off multiple times in that period.

After he left the people removing the fridge freezers neglected to tape them up and what I can only describe as black oil slicks of slime were trailed through an upstairs corridor, down a communal stairwell, and through an entryway.

In addition to being absolutley indescribably awful, we were ne er able to get it completley out of the carpets and my company were too cheap to replace them. There was still a faint ghost of what the smell once was when I left the place several years later.

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u/sid_el_squid Aug 17 '22

May I ask for your #1 and #2 worst smells? You sound like you've been through it

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u/psu777 Aug 17 '22

We had that last year with our upstairs neighbor. Died during a heatwave, kept smelling something, I thought we had a dead mouse. Hazmat crews were needed to remove him, sad, only 45 yo.

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u/mccorklin Aug 17 '22

Gotta know what number one and two are now. If dead guy in a heatwave checks in at number three.

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u/Knight_Viking Aug 17 '22

I definitely thought the curtains were just speckled.

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u/MycoScopeNerd Aug 18 '22

When I was a cop we responded to a call for a wellness check. A man had not been getting his newspaper and he had not been seen in about a week so a neighbor called us to check. No response at the door, we checked the windows. We saw a middle aged man laying on the floor on his back. His chest was moving so he appeared to be breathing but not responding to attempts to alert him. We gained entrance to his home via a hide-a-key we located with help from his sister who lived out of state. It turned out his chest was moving from maggots…

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u/topshelfkevbot Aug 18 '22

What a horrible day to have eyes to read with

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u/Zealousideal-Nail432 Aug 17 '22

Omg I just realised those are flies and not just a pattern on the curtains 😭

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u/Melidit_ Aug 17 '22

Same. I thought "Is this satire about the post with a mattress covered in a brown substance?"

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u/little-red-cap Aug 17 '22

Same, I was confused at why ugly curtains meant there was a dead body until I looked closer lmao

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u/visaul77 Aug 17 '22

Who the fuck gave this the heartwarming reward

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u/CALsHero09 Aug 17 '22 Wholesome

Very high. I went into one once and you couldnt talk without flies going in your mouth, which is freaky since you know where theyve been.

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u/No-Test-375 Aug 17 '22 Wholesome

Do a welfare check call to your local pd. Not 911.

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u/garbagemayor Aug 17 '22

A neighbor in my apartment building died last spring. Daily calls to property management did nothing, and eventually we called the police for a “welfare check.” They brought the whole team but only ended up needing the coroner. Stench was awful, it had already been at least a month h before they removed the body, and then another four months before the property management company sent people in to remove the contents of the unit. The smell and the flies stayed for that entire time. Flies would follow me into my apartment from the hall, sometimes almost a dozen at once. Got really good at killing them with the flyswatter.

A couple months ago, I noticed a window absolutely FULL of flies, at least as many as in this picture. I had a deja-vu moment and was kind of freaked out that history might be repeating itself. Called the company, and this time luckily there was just some kind of sewage backup issue that they were able to fix the next day, and the tenant was staying at a hotel until then. So, moral of the story is, it could be really really bad, or it could be just bad, but whatever is in there is not good news.

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u/monkelus Aug 17 '22 edited Aug 17 '22

Quite high, we had quite the corpse fly infestation after a rodent problem, not to this extent though

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u/Hanging_from_rafters Aug 17 '22

EMT here, yeah I’d call a welfare check.

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u/Aphaladan Aug 17 '22

I guess dead inside

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u/PathSpecialist560 Aug 17 '22

Same chance as your dog peeing on that hydrant.

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u/RTTCQBMAN Aug 17 '22

If I do not find out whats inside this house, I am going to be REALLY miffed

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u/DiddyDM Aug 17 '22

Don't mind me, I'm just waiting for the update (offers bowl of popcorn to the group)

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u/DocHorrid Aug 17 '22

What are the chances it is your neighbors body?

Or they need a fucking wash

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u/WildTongue69 Aug 17 '22

This happened to us once when flies got into the cat litter. We had a litter genie and it was full and we forgot to empty it before we left on vacation. Low and behold we came home to a similar terror.

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u/Grape_Mentats_ 21d ago

Hmmm.. since OP hasn't provided an update, even just to say they had no other info about the house, and they haven't posted anything else on reddit, I'm just going to assume they have been hauled away in handcuffs for murdering their neighbour.

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u/piedude670 Aug 17 '22

Wait I was so confused, read the comments and only just now realized those aren't polka dotted drapes, those are fly covered drapes!!!

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u/Know0neSpecial Aug 17 '22

!remindme 2000 years

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u/GhostsOf94 Aug 17 '22

Beep Boop your reminder is scheduled for 4022 August 17th Beep Boop

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