A man was caught storing his deceased father’s body in his freezer.
The police of the city of Landgraaf, in the The Netherlandsreportedly discovered the corpse after concerns were raised by a family doctor who was worried about the health of the 101-year-old father.
Dutch media reported that the man’s 82-year-old son told officers he ‘didn’t want to let him go, otherwise I would miss him’.
De Limburger newspaper said the son claimed he decided to put his parents’ corpse in the freezer when he died of natural causes 18 months ago, so he could ‘continue to talk to him “.
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The police are currently investigating whether a fraud has been committed.
Council officials who visited the house reportedly described it as a “mess” and gave the son a week to clean it up.