Horrifying Stories of People Whose Skeletal Were found Years after They Died

Many of these poor souls were isolated individuals that did not either have friends or family or didn’t have a close relationship with them. Unfortunately for these folks their desire to be separated from the rest of society has caused them to die lonely deaths. Many of them sat in their homes for years and in some cases almost half a century before their mummified corpses were discovered. How sad.

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1 42 Years Later After Her Death A Croatian Woman’s Skeletal Remains Are Discovered

Hedviga Golik was last seen by her neighbors in 1966. At the time, the woman was 42 years old. Police had made a grim discovery when after years of pleading from neighbors who said the flat had notbeen used since the 1970s found Golik’s mummified body still sitting in her armchair with her cup of tea. Sitting in front of her television with her cup of tea on the table next toit, Golik had apparently died from natural causes. Neighbors thought the woman had moved out years ago. Police discovered that everything was as it was when Golik last was alive nearly 42 years ago.

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2 London Woman Dead Three Years Before Anyone Realized It

When Northern London Housing Association members entered the apartment of a 38-year-old woman, they discovered the skeletal remains of the woman lying on her couch. Her television still playing and a sink full of dishes apparently the woman had died of natural causes. Surprisingly the horrifying stench from the woman’s decomposing body had not alerted any of her neighbors to notify authorities.

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3 Skeletal Remains of 70-year-old New Mexico Author Found Over a Year After Death

Barbara Salinas Norman a well-known children’s author, activist, and teacher was discovered in her Santa Fe New Mexico home nearly a year or more after her passing. Her brother in law Louis Ponce was determined to find Norman, who said he lost contact with nearly two years prior. Norman was noted for her children’s stories and even started her own publication to help Mexican-American children to identify with their culture. Norman, who had started to suffer financial troubles, become isolated from family and friends. Ponce had stated the stench from her decomposing body was horrible.

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4 Lonely Florida Woman Discovered Three Years After Her Death

Sometimes solitude has its consequences as in the case of 68-year-old Geneva Chambers. The not so pleasant woman was constantly telling people to get off her property and even turned a woman away who was trying to offer cookies. Chambers preferred a life of solitude with very minimal human contact. Unfortunately for Chambers this can prove to be lonely in all aspects of one’s life including death. The elderly woman is believed to have been dead for nearly three years. If it were not for a landscaper discovering the woman’s body, it could have been much longer before she was discovered. The home that many neighbors thought was unoccupied had been foreclosed in 2009. All utilities were shut off by June of 2010.

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5 Milwaukee Man Found in His Home Four Years After His Suicide

A real estate agent made a scary discovery when after he went through a house that was put through foreclosure for failure to pay taxes. David Carter the home’s owner was found in a skeletal state with a self-inflicted bullet wound through his head. Carter who was 45 the day his mummified body was discovered last spoke with friends back in 2007.

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