Man accidentally locked himself in cell 10 years ago- Skeleton found in jail cell.!

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A skeleton found locked in a holding cell of an abandoned New Jersey police department may be that of a homeless person who accidentally locked himself in and couldn’t get out, NBC 4 reported.

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The decomposing body was discovered this week by Susan Greenbaum, owner of the building, and a contractor. Greenbaum is in the process of selling the building, according to NBC 4.

The building was boarded up in 1980 after it was gutted by an enormous fire, Greenbaum said.

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Authorities believe the man died about eight to 10 years ago, based on a water bottle and over-the-counter medication found next to him in the cell.

According to Greenbaum, police think he may have been a homeless man looking for shelter inside the abandoned building.

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