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Woman's body discovered in freezer

Police in Austria have found the body of an 89-year old woman in her freezer and said her nephew has admitted placing her there.

Police spokesman Markus Haindl said the unidentified suspect claimed his aunt died a natural death in Neuhofen/Ybbs, a town about 60 miles west of the capital, Vienna.

He cited the nephew as saying he put her in the freezer instead of reporting her death so he counld continue to collect her monthly care allowance cheque.

Police are waiting for the results of a post-mortem examination to see if there was foul play involved in the death.

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