It was only on 16 May that the body was found after neighbours noticed a nasty smell and alerted the authorities. The alert neighbours had also noticed that the gentleman wasn't emptying his letter box either. The man rented the house from a social letting agency. He was laid to rest at the expense of the City of Kortrijk that paid for his cremation and the scattering of his ashes.
Author: CDCBody lies undiscovered for weeks
Mon 04/06/2018 - 12:47 CDC It's emerged that an 81-year-old man from Kortrijk lay dead in his home for weeks before anybody noticed. The poor fellow shunned relatives and neighbours, which explains what happened.