The body of a female worker has been discovered inside the freezer of a restaurant in Louisiana, US.
According to reports, workers discovered the body at 6 pm on Thursday.
Leland Laseter, the New Iberia Police Captain told local news networks that it was an employee that discovered the female deceased inside the cooler.
“So it was an employee that discovered the female deceased inside the cooler, (and) the deceased is an employee of the restaurant,” he said.
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The Police Chief added that although the woman’s death looks suspicious, police aren’t ruling out the death as an accident.
“A situation like this is unusual, so we’re taking extra precautions during the investigation,” the Police captain told KADN. “(We) pretty much have completed our process at the crime scene. After completely processing the crime scene… this does not seem like a homicide, it seems like an accident.”
Authorities are awaiting the results of a coroner’s autopsy to identify the victim and determine the cause of death.