One of the junk tunnels created by the brothers. The two men were killed by collapsing debris

One of the junk tunnels created by the brothers. The two men were killed by collapsing debris

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Extreme Hoarding: Homer and Langley Collyer were killed by one of their own junk booby traps but their bodies were hidden by tons of garbage and were not found for weeks.

Extreme Hoarding: Homer and Langley Collyer were killed by one of their own junk booby traps but their bodies were hidden by tons of garbage and were not found for weeks.

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