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Girl with cerebral palsy found dead in freezer in Houston, Tx., apartment

Happy Home Apartments: dead child found in freezer
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A Texas girl's body has been found in a freezer in a Houston apartment complex, KHOU is reporting today. Police say the dead girl was found in a freezer in the kitchen at the Happy Home Apartments.The break in the case came after a neighbor notified police that a girl's body had been found. When police arrived at the Happy Home Apartment complex located at 0110 Club Creek Dr., they discovered the body of a deceased girl with cerebral palsy wrapped in a blanket.

The neighbor had become concerned after not seeing the girl in quite some time. When he went to the apartment to investigate, he found the child in the freezer. Investigators believe the child had been dead in the freezer for several months. The victim appears to be about 9 years old, according to ABC-13. Authorities are not releasing the child's identity until family members have been properly notified. Police are actively looking for the girl's mother who has since disappeared.

This story comes on the heels of another cerebral palsy abuse case involving a woman who was found dead in Memphis, Tenn., last week. Her mother, Jennifer Cotten, was arrested for her death.