Another shocking case in Haifa. By following a foul odor, the body of a lone 84-year-old man was found lying in the house in a state of severe decay… Long after his death.
Since the beginning of 2021, ZAKA volunteers have treated 14 severe and shocking cases in Haifa of lonely people who were found lifeless long after their deaths.
Israel Lazar volunteer ZAKA North who handled the situation:
‘”This is an 84-year-old lone man who lives and lives alone and is lifeless long after his death. We followed a bad smell that leaked from his apartment to a building and bothered the nearby neighbors. They called police. When we arrived at the scene, we found the body of the deceased lying in the house in a state of loss. A horrific and painful death. ZAKA North volunteers treated the dead in the difficult situation.”
The body of the deceased was transferred to the Abu Kabir Institute for further examination and identification. The circumstances of the incident are being investigated by the police.
If you have a neighbor who lives alone. Report it to welfare authorities. And check on his health at least once a day in order to avoid unnecessary and horrific deaths.