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94-year-old woman found trapped in freezer

November 13, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Investigators are trying to determine how a 94-year-old woman got trapped in a freezer at a retirement home in Calabasas.The Los Angeles Times reported it happened Oct. 28 at the Silverado Senior Living center.

One of the home's 60 patients was reported missing that day.

After a search of the grounds, a woman was found in a walk-in freezer set at five degrees.

She was briefly hospitalized, but was said to be OK.

An official at the retirement home said the kitchen and freezer were supposed to be locked, but apparently were not on the night in question.

The Department of Social Services is investigating.


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