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Body of elderly woman found in freezer

Police discovered the body of a 93-year-old woman  inside a freezer in her garage Thursday in Sebastian.

The woman was reported missing to the Sebastian Police Department, and that’s when officers launched an investigation.

Capt. Timothy Wood said officers were unable to reach anyone inside the home, so out of concern for Hoskins’ well-being, they got a key from a family member and entered the house.

Inside, police said they found Hoskins’ 64-year-old daughter, who told officers she hadn’t seen her mother in some time.

“So, they decided to continue in the residence to see if she was inside, at which point, when they went into the garage, they located a chest freezer and there was a deceased person inside,” Wood said.

Hoskins’ daughter was taken for questioning. Police are still investigating the incident.  whose name has not been released — went to the Sebastian Police Department to be questioned by detectives.