Forklift needed to remove obese dead man

BRIDGEPORT - Crews in Bridgeport had to remove part of a wall to remove the body of a man who weighed about 800 pounds from his home.

Police say the man's mother found the 34-year-old dead, presumably from complications due to his weight.

Officials say they were unable to find a funeral home that could accommodate his size so the body was taken directly to the cemetery.

Police say the man leaves behind three young children.

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