ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE | Live Blog | Gallery | Continues Saturday Night
ACM AWARDS ON SUNDAY: Full Coverage | Behind The Song | Cast Your Vote | ACM Live Blog | Share Your Pics


Hoarder Found Dead In His East Dallas Home

View Comments
(credit: KTVT/KTXA) Andrea Lucia
Andrea joined CBS 11 and TXA 21 in September 2010, one day befo...
Read More

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

453641528 10 Hoarder Found Dead In His East Dallas HomeAdorbale Baby Animals To Put A Smile On Your Face

150725619 10 Hoarder Found Dead In His East Dallas HomeHot Models In Glasses

 alt=Musicians Then And Now II

452359780 10 Hoarder Found Dead In His East Dallas HomeMissing Summer?

87222728 Hoarder Found Dead In His East Dallas Home8 Reasons to Have A Good Love Life

sx Hoarder Found Dead In His East Dallas Home Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An East Dallas man, who had been missing nearly two weeks, has been found dead inside his home under piles of trash.

Police showed up at the home on Saturday to check on the 67-year-old man, after friends reported seeing him last on March 15.

Because of all the trash in the home, located in the 6200 block of Martel Avenue, officers could not locate the man. Authorities ultimately had to cut a hole in the roof and crawl though the attic just to get inside the home, but they still could not find the man.

house-dumpsters (6)

A search team with a cadaver dog was brought in to help. The team found a dead raccoon, but did not find the man.

Contractors called in to clear out the home found the body Thursday morning, two days after the cleaning process began.

A neighbor snapped a picture of the crews removing trash and several jugs filled with liquid, which appears to be urine.

The neighbor also says she was told the victim’s home will be demolished, and she was warned to buy rat traps, to keep vermin from invading her home.

capture 20140327 155541 Hoarder Found Dead In His East Dallas Home

(©2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments