Human skeleton found in bed after 15 years

Skeleton in a bed illustration 
By: Sarah Weiss 

A human skeleton was found in bed after about 15 years, according to reports.

Police in France said on Friday, that they were trying to identify the skeleton of a man believed to have remained undiscovered in bed for more than 15 years.

The bones that were found in an abandoned house in the northern city of Lille, is thought to be of nan old man who was the property owner. He lived alone and had no apparent relatives.

Police said that they had found piles of unopened letters in the home dating back to 1996.