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A Florida woman hid the body of her 93-year-old mother in a freezer to continue receiving her disability benefits, according to police.
West Palm Beach ABC affiliate WPBF reports that officials obtained a warrant Thursday for the arrest of Michele Rene Hoskins, 64, of Sebastian, for failing to report the death of Marie Hoskins and tampering with evidence.
Officers found the body of Marie Hoskins inside a chest freezer after a wellness check in April.
According to police, Michele Hoskins told detectives that she found her mother dead in her bedroom and then bought a freezer to hide her death.
Authorities said they also found a very dirty mattress in the backyard, hidden in thick brush and covered by palm branches, WPBF reports.
Arrested and Charged
According to investigators, Marie Hoskins died of natural causes. The station reports that she died approximately two weeks before her daughter placed her inside the chest freezer.
Michele Hoskins was being held in the Indian River County Jail and facing $10,000 bond, WPBF reports.