When you buy a new freezer, you never really expect to discover someone's past 'frozen in time' next to your precut veggies and microwaveable pot pies - but that's exactly what happened to one unfortunate freezer buyer in North Carolina.

According to USA TODAY, a woman bought a chest freezer from her neighbor for $30, only to find her elderly deceased mother inside the ice box 3 weeks later. Police say no foul play is suspected.

Wait, what?

Watch the video below to hear the full story.