RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) – The body of an 87-year-old woman was found in the freezer of a Riverside home early Sunday morning.
The body was discovered a little after 9:35 a.m. when Riverside police were called for a welfare check to the home in the 6000 block of New Ridge Drive.READ MORE: FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Emergency Use Authorization For Johnson & Johnson Booster
Police received a call from family out-of-state who were concerned because they had not heard from the victim for a lengthy amount of time.
When officers entered the home, they found the woman dead in a freezer in the garage, police said. Her name was not immediately released.READ MORE: Some Parent Groups Proposing Monday 'Sit-Outs' At Schools To Protest Against Vaccine Mandates
The victim lived at the home with her 64-year-old daughter. According to police, the daughter’s story regarding her mother’s whereabouts was inconsistent.
She was department headquarters to be questioned further, but had not yet been arrested as of early Monday morning.MORE NEWS: Section Of MacArthur Park To Close To Begin Repairs, Maintenance Work
The investigation is ongoing. There was no immediate word on a possible cause of death.