Shopaholic Killed By Pile Of Unnecessary Stuff
A sad story elsewhere today of an old lady who almost literally shopped till she dropped.
77-year old Joan Cunnane was a compulsive shopper and hoarder who had filled her entire house with she stuff she neither needed nor wanted. Tragically, he condition was her ultimate downfall as she died when a pile of suitcases fell on her, burying her alive.
A search team entered her home in Heaton Mersey, near Stockport and discovered a treasure trove of goods, including brand-new umbrellas, candles, ornaments, trinkets, clothes, electrical items and piles of videotapes. Many of the items were unopened.