57-year-old man from the Japanese city of Fukuoka was very puzzled, since found that his kitchen food disappears. He placed a surveillance camera, and as a result received on his mobile phone photos of the intruder, living in his apartment. When the police searched the apartment, it found 58-year-old Tatsuko Horikawa hiding in the top compartment of the closet. The woman said she had nowhere else to live, and she penetrated into the apartment about a year ago, when the owner had left the front door unlocked.
A woman from Michigan was living with the dead body of her roommate for 18 months because she was lonely. Charles Ziegler has been 67 years, and he suffered from emphysema, from which he died. Rather than report his death, his 72-year-old girlfriend Linda Chase, with whom he shared a room for 10 years, sat his body in an armchair in front of TV. She washed and dressed up the body and spoke with the mummified remains while watching the series. When she was asked why she did it, Chase said, "I do not want to be alone. He was the only guy who has been kind to me."
In 2003, Michael Townsend and several of his fellow artists have appropriated the unused shopping floor space in the shopping center of Rhode Island. They managed to get through two tons of construction materials and create a one-bedroom apartment, which was unsunned because of a wall of cinder blocks. There was an electricity into the apartment, and the room was fully furnished. Friends used the bathroom in the mall for showering. They were able to remain undetected for four years.
56-year-old man from New Mexico was found living in a cave - this territory belonged to the Ministry of Energy. Roy Moore’s temporary housing was equipped with a bed, front doors, wood-burning stove, solar panels and satellite radio. Roy lived in a cave for four years not being detected. Finally, smoke from the oven drew attention of the authorities. The search revealed marijuana.
When the woman from South Carolina heard sounds wafting from her attic, and the ceiling started pouring nails, she had the feeling that something is wrong there. When her two adult sons examined the attic, they found the former boyfriend of their mother, sleeping in a "nest" of the old coats. Two weeks ago, he was emerged from jail and since when he has lived in the attic. The woman did not even know about his release as their relationship ended 12 years ago.