Police officers recently responded to complaints of a foul smell in a Denver, Colorado apaerment, where they found the decomposing body of a 32-year-old woman, with her husband and dog sitting nearby.
Police entered the apartment and found a Great Dane in the hallway and Steven Ford slumped in a chair, according to TheDenverChannel.com.
When police asked the Steven Ford how long his wife Michaela Beth Ford had been dead, he said: "She's not dead. She's fine."
Police said that Steven Ford appeared to be either intoxicated or "out of sorts."
Michaela Beth Ford appeared to have been dead more than 10 days and her body was in an advanced state of decomposition.
Police said there was a large hole in the drywall of the living room and dried blood on the floor. Steven Ford has not been charged, but police are continuing their investigation.