She began by telling American influencer Regen Bailey in a video shared on her TikTok account: “It was May 2020 and the epidemic was definitely at its peak.”
The young woman explains that for two months, people have not left the house because of the quarantine, and that everyone “got crazy”, including herself. At the time, Reagan lived alone in a small apartment in Los Angeles, and she explained that the building she lived in was similar to a “motel,” with all doors opening onto a communal balcony.
“In the middle of May, I started calling my mother several times to tell her that I was not feeling well: I had a headache, could not sleep at night and felt nauseous. This was happening because I was feeling lonely and ‘crazy’ because of the epidemic ”, says the young woman, Adding that she thinks it’s strange not being able to sleep at night, although she doesn’t care.
During the same time, Reagan began noticing that she had bugs and spiders in her apartment, something that had never happened before, as the young woman was always “extremely clean and meticulous”, but this too was seen as “normal” since it was very hot.
At some point, the influencer began to notice that it smelled unpleasant and compared the same smell to dead fish, calling the landlady. The person in charge refused to go and check the place, as they were in the midst of an epidemic and didn’t consider this notification something really urgent.
At this point, Reagan was starting to get worried because, in addition to the lack of sleep, headaches and feeling sick, she still had to deal with the situation. At first he thought that the neighbor’s dog on the right was dead, and again, he called the owner of the house, who told him that he could not begin to knock on each neighbor’s door.
The American says that “the smell was getting worse, especially when it’s windy” but because she was “in the middle of an epidemic” and had been spending “24 hours a day at home” for two months, she simply got used to the smell. During a visit from her boyfriend, he agreed that the smell was awful and that after staying at Reagan’s house “for a week, he started not being able to sleep, getting headaches and feeling sick”, exhibiting the same symptoms as his girlfriend.
The young woman called the landlady and threatened to call the police if she didn’t go see what was going on, and when she arrived, she saw that everything was fine with the next-door neighbor and was “disgruntled by the inconvenience and being forced to ‘harass the neighbours.’” Reagan called the police again, and told the young woman that if The problem is not resolved within 48 hours, she can call back.
After speaking to the landlady, the manager agreed to send someone from the maintenance team, and when he arrived, Reagan says, he “couldn’t even get to the top of the stairs, because I live on the second floor, without beginning to vomit.” The man told the young woman that he would bring the master key as soon as “someone died.”
“I was so nervous because after weeks and weeks of complaining, I finally felt like I wasn’t crazy,” she says. However, the man, who had gone to get rain, never showed up again and the landlady did not answer Reagan’s phone, leaving the young woman with no choice but to call the police again. “Within a few minutes, eight clients were inside my apartment collecting information,” he adds.
Because the next door neighbor had already spoken to the authorities, the agents went to the left neighbor’s house, with “six cops at the door with their guns pointed and saying ‘LAPD, get out with your hands up in the air, she has 30 seconds’,” the young woman says.
No one answered the call and as soon as “the police opened an inch of the door, what appeared to be 1,000 insects appeared,” the young woman says, adding that at this time there were several customers who were vomiting.
“In short, the cops said it was the worst decomposing body they had ever encountered,” concluded Reagan, who was told that all of the symptoms she and her friend were experiencing were due to gases they inhaled from the decomposing body. “I slept three feet from the body for eight weeks and had no idea,” he summed.
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