A horrific discovery was made inside a north St. Louis apartment building Friday. The body of Christine Holland, 55, the mummified body of Louis Burrows, 86, and several dead dogs and cats were found at the home in the 800 block of Grape Avenue.
Neighbors tips led officials to the home where the two bodies were found. Holland had apparently been dead ten days to two weeks. Burrows might have been dead for years. Police describe Burrows body as mummified.
Neighbors told police that they last saw Holland alive was several weeks ago.
Police say they don't suspect foul play. Burrows' remains were found in a wheelchair in a back room. Holland's body was found in a bathroom.
Two dogs and six cats were rescued from the two-story apartment building. At least three more dogs and three more cats were found dead inside amid piles of debris. The surviving animals were taken to the Humane Society where they'll be given medical care and then hopefully put up for adoption.