Hoarder Is Killed By His Own Wall Of Trash

(Image Via WFAA)

Increased risk of fire, exposure to toxic mold, and toxoplasmosis due to animal waste exposure are all risks you run living life as a hoarder, but the most common risk is the one that recently took the life of a Dallas man- death by suffocation or crushing, when giant piles of junk come crashing down on top of you.

The 67-year-old Dallas resident was buried under what neighbors described as “a ten foot high wall of trash” so police had to enter the home through the roof, searching for two full days because the dogs were unable to sniff out the victim's body beneath all the trash and rotting animal carcasses.

The only good thing to come of this tragic incident is the fact that his dog Buddy survived the ordeal and found a new home with one of the victim's friends. They should probably change his name from Buddy to Lucky!

-Via Gawker


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I re-read what was posted and agree with you Smitty Smee, so I made some edits to up the compassion level in the article. Hopefully the article doesn't sound so insensitive anymore, and thanks for pointing that out Smitty! I truly meant no disrespect.
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