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An elderly Alabama woman with Alzheimer's Disease lived with her dead husband's body for about a month, NBC News reports.

According to the county coroner, Jessie Claude Kirby, 75, of Decatur died of natural causes.

Police made the macabre discovery during a welfare check after family members of Kirby and his wife, Doris, 78, notified police that they had not heard from the couple in months.

2 dead dogs in the home appeared to have starved.

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