A mattress soaked with bodily fluids of a woman who died alone and left for about two weeks, in her flat in Yokohama. Photo: AFP

Thousands of people are dying home alone in Japan, rotting for weeks before they’re found

‘Kodokushi’ or ‘dying alone’ is a growing trend in ageing Japan

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A mattress soaked with bodily fluids of a woman who died alone and left for about two weeks, in her flat in Yokohama. Photo: AFP
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