Man sleeps with bones of his sister and 2 pet dogsBy Mason White 6:07 PM June 15, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
A man was found living in a luxury home along with the bones of his sister and two pet dogs, police in India said.
Kolkata Police said that when officers entered the home, they found a dimly lit bedroom with the doors and windows covered with cloth.
In one corner was a female skeleton on a wooden cot while in another corner was bones of two dogs. 44-year-old Partha Dey spent the last six months living in this room along it the bones.
His father, 77-year-old Aurobindo Dey, set himself alight in the home, leaving his daughter Debjani and dogs behind. Partha told investigators that he used to offer breakfast, lunch and dinner to his dead sister and even slept in the same bed.
When asked why, Partha explained that his dead sister came back to life every night to eat all the food. The bedroom was kept very clean and the sheets on the bed was changed every day, according to the police.
A doctor who examined Partha, said that he is suffering from hallucinations. Partha recently quit his job, and mostly kept to himself.