3-year-old boy found dead inside freezer in Detroit; woman arrested

30-year-old woman taken into custody

The home on Detroit's west side where a child's body was found in a freezer on June 24, 2022. (WDIV)

DETROIT – A 3-year-old boy was found dead inside a freezer Friday at a home on Detroit’s west side.

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The discovery was made at a home on Monte Vista Street, near I-96 and Grand River Avenue. A 30-year-old woman was taken into custody, police said.

It’s unclear how long the child was inside the freezer.

Detroit police are expected to provide an update sometime Friday (June 24).

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