WANTAGE - State troopers discovered the decomposed remains of a man and a dead cat inside a New Jersey home while responding to a medical assistance call.
Authorities say troopers responded to the Wantage home on Sunday night after receiving a report of an unresponsive woman on the porch of a house. Police found an elderly woman who couldn't communicate with them and discovered the partially skeletonized remains of her husband on a bed.
It's unclear how long the body had been there. The woman was taken to Newton Medical Center for evaluation and treatment, according to state police.
Police say they also found a dead cat in the backseat of a car parked in the driveway.
Troopers say debris and garbage littered the residence, which has been declared structurally unsafe.