*Whew. I need a minute and be forewarned, you might too. The article you are about to read may easily be mistaken for a scene from an Alfred Hitchcock film detailing something Norman Bates-style. But alas, it’s not. Here goes: A fully intact skeleton, still wearing clothes, was found on the second floor of a woman known to be a hoarder.
The “body” may have been there for as long as 20 years, according to NYPD.
The real-life discovery was made by accident on September 15 by Josette Buchman, the sister-in-law of Rita Wolfensohn, an elderly woman who resides in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. Buchman had gone to the home to pick up mail and some of the woman’s belongings to take to her in the hospital.
Wolfensohn is legally blind. The skeletal remains were of her son.
Authorities say there is a good chance she didn’t even know the dead man was in the house.
Police sources told The New York Post that the “completely intact” skeleton was dressed in jeans, socks and a shirt, lying on its back on a thin mattress on the floor. Continue reading