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Ceiling stain reveals corpse rotting on toilet

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10:11 CET+01:00
The partially decomposed body of a man has been found in the toilet of his flat after the family living downstairs complained of a bad smell and a strange leak in their dining room.

Police found the body of the 63-year-old man in the toilet of his studio in Moubeuge, northern France, on Monday morning.

The neighbours below the man’s flat had complained of a strange liquid seeping through their ceiling and a bad smell for a few days.

“Our granddaughters got up this morning and walked through a puddle of liquid in the dining room,” one member of the family said to local paper La Voix du Nord.

“We got them out of there very quickly.”

The 63-year-old was reportedly very discreet and had not been in contact with his neighbours for at least a month and a half.

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