Police canvassing a Missouri neighborhood on Wednesday made the
ultimate "chilling" discovery: a freezer packed with a dead
Investigators from the Joplin Police Department were looking
into an arson and burglary that took place on Nov. 5 when they
received a tip that a deceased person was in a residence just a
few doors away, a spokesman for the department told Fox News.
Police executed a search warrant for the residence and found an
adult male in the freezer.
An autopsy is being scheduled and his identification is being
withheld as authorities contact the next of kin, police said,
adding that the investigation is ongoing.
Police are encouraging anyone with information about either the
arson or the dead body to contact authorities.