ANKARA, Turkey — An Turkish official on Monday said a couple in the central province of Konya looking for their four missing children have found them dead inside a freezer at an abandoned house
Mayor Huseyin Baysan stated that authorities believe the children accidentally locked themselves inside the freezer and suffocated.
An investigation was under way although no foul play was suspected.
The Anatolia news agency reported that the siblings were aged between 4 and 11-years-old.
The parents started looking for them hours after they left home to play.