Santa Ana police find woman’s body inside fridge

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BY SCOTT SCHWEBKE, LOUIS CASIANO Jr. and ALMA FAUSTO / STAFF WRITERS .
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. Police are checking out the discovery of a female’s body Thursday afternoon in a fridge in a Santa Ana house’s garage area.

Authorities received a call around 2:10 p.m. of a dead lady in a refrigerator inside a detached garage area close to a home in the 1000 block of North Jackson Road, stated Santa Ana authorities Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said.

The home’s proprietors had actually been renting the garage area out to lessees who were living there, Bertagna stated.

However, the occupants had actually moved and the proprietors were cleaning out the garage as well as refrigerator, which was running, in preparation to lease it once again when they found the physical body, Bertagna said.

The dead female was fully dressed and investigators were attempting to determine who had actually lived in the garage area as well as their present whereabouts, Bertagna said.

“They (investigators) desire to understand where they are and also if they are represented,” he stated, including its unidentified the number of people inhabited the garage area. “Obviously we are missing out on somebody (who lived there).”

A one block location near the garage area was roped off with criminal activity scene tape.

The garage lies in a densely inhabited neighborhood of older, single-family houses. It sits close to a yellow single-story house bordered by fences and hedges as well as embellished with Christmas lights.

A male as well as a female resided in the garage, said 28-year-old Alejandra Ramirez, that lives nearby and recalled seeing the couple concerning a week back.

Ramirez learnt more about the discovery of the body when she went outside Thursday mid-day to clean her auto as well as saw cops.

“I was totally surprised, she claimed.

On Thursday night, several adults and children stood along the street seeing investigators comb the garage for evidence.

Investigatives intended Thursday night to obtain a discovery for the garage area while the fridge with the body within will be delivered to the Orange County coroner’s workplace, Bertagna stated.

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