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The house of horror!

FOUR children, who lived with their mother and her partner’s rotting corpses for days in Andalucia, had no idea they were dead.

The kids, aged between five and 13, thought the couple were just “asleep and cold”, but they had actually committed suicide.

The youngsters stayed with the bodies for five days in the Huelva town of La Zarza-Perrunal. Authorities were notified, only when one of the children told a neighbour their mum had been “sleeping for a few days”.

The shocked neighbour and landlord called emergency services, who rushed to the home, in which police were greeted by a “strong smell”.

They soon discovered the bodies of Rocio Aguilar and her partner, Jose Antonio, and an examination revealed that the pair had killed themselves by overdosing on medication.

A neighbour said she suspected the couple were drug-addicts, after the family had arrived in town just weeks earlier.

“They were running from something, but I do not know what,” she added. “But the kids were living in squalid conditions.

“They had some mattresses on the floor and they had no water or anything to drink. And the children used wipes to wash themselves.”

The children, allegedly, told care-workers they always fed and dressed themselves, which is why they did not notice their mum and step-dad had died.

Yet were known to social services, and it is believed that cops had checked out the home days earlier, following concerns from the boys’ school. But they left after the children said their mum was asleep.

The boys were all taken into care, and their biological father is now applying for custody.

 

 

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