Philly 9-1-1 received an emergency call from a 60 year old man who’s 78 year old mom was having chest pains.
When paramedics arrived they loaded mom on the stretcher and as they walked out the door the son asked if they could also take a look at his father sitting in the recliner in the living room.
Turns out that dad was dead, and had been for a few days. The 84 year old father likely died on Christmas Eve, and had sit in his final resting place since then.
Authorities believe the father died of natural causes and the son suffers from a brain injury that saps his mental function.
- Police: Man dead in recliner ‘a couple days’ (philly.com)