The medical examiner removed the bulk of the remains, but it was up to Ronald Gospodarski to take care of the rest, most of them viscous and indescribably malodorous. The man in 6-F had largely soaked into the sofa cushions as his body decayed, and his gastric acid had melted through the plastic covering on the upholstery.
"I don't care if you're black, white, rich or poor, whether you live in the projects or a penthouse, everyone smells the same when they die," Mr. Gospodarski said as he scraped a caramel-colored goo off the floor of Apartment 6-F this spring.
December 7, 2005
Cleaning Up Messy Deaths
Sometimes, disgusting is interesting, too! From the NYT: