MALAYSIA - A contractor in Cheras, Selangor, kept the body of his dead wife for 35 days in his house as he was madly in love with her, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.
According to the police, the man sprayed perfume on the body daily and only lodged a police report on Oct 26 after he was unable to bear the stench.
The daily reported that the man's wife Lim Ah Tee, 42, died on Sept 21 after complaining of chest pains.
The man did not send her to hospital, but instead went to fetch their 16-year-old son.
Upon arrival at the house, the man was shocked to see his wife's lifeless body, bleeding from the nose, on the floor of the living room.
He carried her to their bedroom and told their son not to make any noise, saying the mother was sick.
The body was sent to the hospital for a post-mortem. There was no evidence of foul play.