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The squatter who took over the deceased’s house releases his daughter after six years

The squatter who took over the deceased’s house releases his daughter after six years

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The tenant, who had been living in the deceased’s house for six years, allowed the man’s family inside to retrieve their belongings.

Donna Kent inherited the house after her father died in 2012, but was only recently able to go inside because there was a tenant living there.

Kyle, the tenant, said he meant no harm by living in the New York home and had been waiting for his family to visit him for a long time.

Kyle, who did not give his last name, lived in the house for six years without paying rent, but kept all of the family’s former possessions and did not throw anything away.

The house was in disrepair, and Donna was shocked to discover piles of old family photos, books and even a container of ashes that had been placed inside, NewsNation reports.

At first she feared that they might be the remains of her father or other relatives, but she quickly realized that the vessels probably contained the ashes of family pets.

The squatter who took over the deceased’s house releases his daughter after six years
Donna found photos, ashes of family pets and other items in the attic of the house (Photo: Morning In America/NewsNation)
Grabs: Tenant Allows Homeowner to Recover Family Stuff **BACKLINK AND CREDIT*** https://pilot.latakoo.com/asset/17799529?share=38e35a1fb0abf903e41dd4cd83587c4e A squatter living in a New York home allowed the homeowner and NewsNation cameras to enter inside the house to recover family belongings from several decades ago.  For years, Donna Kent wondered what was in the attic of her father's old house.  He died in 2012, and more than a decade later the house is hers.  However, Kent can't get in, and there's one big obstacle: a tenant named Kyle.  – I thought someone would show up eventually, but no one did.  Kyle told NewsNation.  Kyle has been living in Kent's house for six years, but he has no ill intentions.  ?I clearly understood the situation that someone would come back?  Kyle said,
The house is in a terrible condition (Photo: Morning In America/NewsNation)
Grabs: Tenant Allows Homeowner to Recover Family Stuff **BACKLINK AND CREDIT*** https://pilot.latakoo.com/asset/17799529?share=38e35a1fb0abf903e41dd4cd83587c4e A squatter living in a New York home allowed the homeowner and NewsNation cameras to enter inside the house to recover family belongings from several decades ago.  For years, Donna Kent wondered what was in the attic of her father's old house.  He died in 2012, and more than a decade later the house is hers.  However, Kent can't get in, and there's one big obstacle: a tenant named Kyle.  – I thought someone would show up eventually, but no one did.  Kyle told NewsNation.  Kyle has been living in Kent's house for six years, but he has no ill intentions.  ?I clearly understood the situation that someone would come back?  Kyle said,
She found old family photo albums (Photo: Morning In America/NewsNation)
Grabs: Tenant Allows Homeowner to Recover Family Stuff **BACKLINK AND CREDIT*** https://pilot.latakoo.com/asset/17799529?share=38e35a1fb0abf903e41dd4cd83587c4e A squatter living in a New York home allowed the homeowner and NewsNation cameras to enter inside the house to recover family belongings from several decades ago.  For years, Donna Kent wondered what was in the attic of her father's old house.  He died in 2012, and more than a decade later the house is hers.  However, Kent can't get in, and there's one big obstacle: a tenant named Kyle.  – I thought someone would show up eventually, but no one did.  Kyle told NewsNation.  Kyle has been living in Kent's house for six years, but he has no ill intentions.  ?I clearly understood the situation that someone would come back?  Kyle said,
Kyle said he considers it his duty to take care of the family’s belongings (Photo: Morning In America/NewsNation)

“It gives me some comfort to know that there are animals living up here and not people,” Donna said.

“I always felt like there was something there that could give me some information and insight into my dad’s life.

“It was nice that I was able to come into the house and see it with my own eyes.”

It is unclear why it took the Kent family 12 years to visit the house, or how Kyle was able to move six years after Donna’s father’s death.

Kyle said that although he was “technically” a squat, he felt a sense of duty to protect the Kent family’s property.

He said: “I thought someone would eventually show up, but no one did.

– I didn’t break in and I didn’t come illegally. They just stopped coming and collecting rent.

“I clearly understood the situation that someone would come back.

“How would they feel if I told them I threw away their parents’ property?”

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