Body of elderly woman found in freezer on Chicago's Northwest Side
CHICAGO - A 96-year-old woman was found dead in a freezer on Monday at a home in Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood.
The woman was discovered unresponsive around 4:33 p.m. at the residence in the 5500 block of West Melrose Street, police said. She was pronounced dead.
The woman's body was found in a freezer. Just before 9 p.m., a medium chest freezer was removed from a garage behind the home and taken away from the scene.
Police are conducting a death investigation. The woman’s identity and cause of death are still unknown.
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No further information was immediately available.