Collyer brothers - hoarders that died in their house. Langley died when newspapers fell on him while he was trying to get food to his disabled brother, who died several days later of neglect. The smell attracted police, who found the dead disabled brother but could not find Langley. A man-hunt around several states resulted in no leads. After clearing part of the house, police finally found his body only ten feet away from where his brother's body was found.
hoarding ---The body of Langley found: - Homer Lusk Collyer and Langley Wakeman Collyer, known as the Collyer brothers, were two American brothers who became famous because of their bizarre natures and compulsive hoarding. Both were eventually found dead in the Harlem brownstone where they had lived, surrounded by over 140 tons of collected items that they had amassed over several decades.