Rotterdam man died alone in his house and wasn’t found for a whole year

Foul play is not suspected

A deceased man has been found in his home in Rotterdam. Police believe he may have been dead for a year.

The man’s body was spotted through a rear window of a house during a welfare check from police.

According to the police, the body was in an advanced state of decomposition.

The police also found mail in the house from November 2022 and old newspapers indicating the man had been deceased for a long period.

However, foul play is not suspected. “We assume a natural death,” said a police spokesman to the NOS.

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Sam has over six years experience writing about life in the Netherlands and leads the content team at DutchReview. She originally came to the Netherlands to study in 2016 and now holds a BA (Hons.) in Arts, a BA (Hons) in Journalism, and (almost) a Masters in Teaching. She loves to write about settling into life in the Netherlands, her city of Utrecht, learning Dutch, and jobs in the Netherlands โ€” and she still canโ€™t jump on the back of a moving bike (she's learning!).

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