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Update on body found in freezer

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New Hanover County Sheriffs Detectives are still investigating the death of 80-year-old Elloise Wentz whose body was found in a freezer in her son's home. Sheriff's deputies say the freezer was in the back bedroom of her son Alexander Wentzs' Monkey Junction home. According to the sheriff's department, it appeared her body was gently placed inside with a blanket and a pillow. This all started back on Monday when neighbors called the sheriffs department to check on the welfare of Alexander Wentz. They had smelled a strong odor coming from his property and noticed his mailbox was filled with weeks of mail. Sheriff's department responded to the home where they found the decomposed body of Alexander Wentz, on the living room floor. An autopsy showed he died of natural causes. The next step was to locate and notify next of kin, mother Elloise Wentz. After calling local agencies and nursing homes looking for her, they went back to her son's home. That is when they found her body locked in a running freezer. Neighbors remember seeing Ms. Wentz at the house just a few weeks ago. Neighbor Bobby Moore said, "I told them I thought something was wrong over here at the house, with the bad smell and all, not knowing it was him, I assumed it was his mother. People asked me that because I hadn't seen her, and every time I asked him, the couple times I saw him at the store, about how was his mother, he said she was doing fine." The sheriff's department has sent Ms. Wentz body for an autopsy in Chapel Hill. Once the results come back tomorrow, they will know whether foul play was involved in her death. Neighbors told WWAY Ms. Wentz had wanted her son to live with her in her apartment off Greenville Loop Road. Instead, she came to live with him, just a few months ago.

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what about the house?

I wonder if the family will be selling it dirt cheap now? It would probably be mighty tough to get the smell of dead bodies out of that place....