Weekend at Bernie's


A city housing inspector and local police officers went to a house in Bingham, Scotland, to evict David Green. Not finding him there, they inventoried his belongings and used steel shutters to lock up the place. Two weeks later, when other workers came to the house to clear it out, they found Green, dead, in his bed. "It's not clear if [the first inspectors] sealed him in—'or if he was already dead and they just failed to spot his body," said a local government official.