Dead body found inside Arby’s restaurant freezer, police say

Published: May. 12, 2023 at 12:42 PM EDT
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NEW IBERIA, La. (Gray News) – An employee of an Arby’s in Louisiana was found dead in the restaurant’s freezer, police said.

According to the New Iberia Police Department, the woman was found dead Thursday evening at the Arby’s on East Admiral Doyle Drive.

The woman’s body was found inside the restaurant’s walk-in freezer around 6:20 p.m. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

According to KFLY, the woman was the manager.

Police said foul play is not suspected.

After completely processing the scene, New Iberia Police Capt. Leland Laseter told KADN that the death “does not seem like a homicide, it seems like an accident.”

Officers interviewed employees of the restaurant as part of the initial investigation.

A cause of death has not been determined, but an autopsy is underway, officials said.

Further information hasn’t been released.