I hope I'm not breaking any forum rules here, so moderators delete if you need to. I do need help.
Short story and a few questions....
Freddie Mac realtor work. This broker is on thin ice with me anyway (trying to tell me what I can charge for line items, think she's trying to skim the top
Work order is to Change locks, do wint, and bid debris, hazards, and sales clean. Initial walk through, I notice on the basement concrete floor near a clean out something dark and crusty that had once been a liquid. It looked like a previous sewer backup, but not exactly. There was a couch pillow...odd place for one...close by that had been saturated by the "sewer backup". I took pics and moved on.
5 Min later I'm chatting with the 0 lot line neighbor that lives across the wall. She said "he shot himself in the head in the 2nd story bathroom. Next trip to the basement, I don't know if my imagination was wild, but there was a definite red tint with a possible bone fragment on the pillow. More inspection of the pillow showed uneven lines on the stain, not pointing to a sewer backup. I basically know nothing, but there's certainly enough here to proceed with extreme caution. Neighbors don't always know as much as they think they do. No sign of anything odd in the upstairs bathroom by the way. Fairly new condo unit built in the late 90s.
I haven't talked with the broker yet.
I called the local police to pump them for any info-they were tight lipped.
Who would have info on where in the home the incident took place?
Who would have done, say, the initial cleanup?
If it is what I think it could be, is there anything airborne to be concerned with?
Who might I call to test what this stuff could be?
If it is remains, who would be certified for such a cleaning?
Bid ballpark? Not exactly a line item.
I won't post pics online but happy to share with anyone that wants on PM