LOMA LINDA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Tuesday night said a dead animal, not a human body, was inside a donated freezer at a thrift shop in Loma Linda.

Employees of the shop, located in the 24800 block of Redlands Boulevard, called sheriff’s deputies after finding a large, smelly black bag in the freezer.

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A man who was interested in buying the freezer told CBS2’s Crystal Cruz that he thought it was a person’s body.

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Officials, however, confirmed to Cruz that it was either a dog or a pig.

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No other information was made available.