I was reading this article yesterday and it reminded me a lot of the book I read, earlier this summer, Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things. Anyhow, here's a snippet of the article:
"Bill James apparently had no idea that the body of his pack-rat wife, Billie Jean, was under the same roof as he helped police scour the home and the Nevada desert for any sign of her. Then he spotted the feet of the body poking out of a floor-to-ceiling pile of junk Wednesday, revealing in shocking detail the woman's penchant for hoarding."You can read the rest of the article (here).