Cook found in freezer froze to death

A SCHOOL cook found dead in a freezer at the primary school where she worked died from hypothermia, a post mortem has revealed.

A SCHOOL cook found dead in a freezer at the primary school where she worked died from hypothermia, a post mortem has revealed.

Linda Gent was found in a 'large chest freezer' at South Benfleet Primary School in Benfleet on September 27.

She had been reported missing 15 hours earlier.

Police said pills were found close to the freezer. It is not thought the Mrs Gent's death is being treated as murder.