A tenant reported a “horrible smell” and drip-like stains on his apartment wall to the landlord, which turned out to be the upstairs neighbour who died over a week ago.
AJ McCrady said for over a week his apartment in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was suffering from a “horrible smell recently”, which when authorities investigated turned out to be fluids from a decomposing body in the apartment above.
McCrady and his partner originally noticed dark stains coming through the wall and decided to call a maintenance team to investigate, who decided to look upstairs for the source.
That was when the body of a man – who died in his sleep – was discovered.
McCrady took to Twitter to share the grim discovery, whilst a fellow resident in the building, Evin Schlutz, filmed the “eerie” dark bloodstains which had appeared on the wall.
Mr McCrady wrote: ‘My apartment has smelt horrible recently and I just found out the guy living above me has been dead for over a week.
‘And before you ask, his body was just discovered after his blood leaked down the ceiling into our apartment this morning.’
The man later elaborated on his account, saying:’All I really know of the situation is the man upstairs died in his sleep.
‘His body decomposed and somehow managed to seep into our apartment.
‘We’ve head leaking in our bathroom so when we saw this we called maintenance immediately.
He added: ‘Maintenance stopped by and had no idea what the hell it could be.
‘He wiped off a little on the wall to examine it and still really couldn’t determine anything.
‘He went upstairs into the apartment above to see if they had the same problem and that’s when the body got discovered.’
Minneapolis police spokesperson John Elder informed local media sources that a body had been discovered in the apartment.
However, officers found nothing suspicious when they investigated the scene.
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