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The Herdsman Markets near Perth where a person was found dead in a vehicle after being there for days. Photo: NCA NewsWire/Tony McDonough

Bystander effect could help explain why a dead body was ignored for days

A psychology theory known as the “bystander effect” might explain how an elderly man slumped dead in his car outside a busy Perth supermarket went unnoticed for four days.

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