Arkansas man finds human remains in elderly roommate’s closet

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PARAGOULD, Ark. — An Arkansas man was stunned after he found human remains in his roommate’s closet.

36-year-old Allen Trobaugh said he opened the door to 65-year-old Gloria Marie Tensley’s back bedroom and found a decomposing body, KAIT reports.

“I tried to open it and finally opened it and it was like this wind blew out and cobwebs everywhere,” Trobaugh said, according to KAIT. “I just immediately looked down and said oh no that can’t be real.”

Trobaugh said he lived with Tensley for about three months and couldn’t believe she’d do something like this. He had been reportedly living with her to help around the house and assist in paying bills.

Tensley was collecting social security benefits from the dead man and did not want to get rid of the body.

She is charged with corpse abuse and fraud.

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