Skeleton of elderly man found in bed (in pyjamas) who died at least 15 years ago


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Police in France are attempting to identify a mystery body, which was discovered last week.

The skeleton of the man is believed to have lain in bed for more than 15 years.

He was found dead last Friday when a health safety inspector visited the abadoned house in the northern city of Lille.

Authorities reported finding piles of unopened post dating back to 1996.

According to French experts, the man was of Spanish origin and born in 1921. But sadly, it doesn't look like he had any family or friends to report his death.

The investigation is on...