The tragedy happened Sunday in a property located in the county of Suwannee, Florida (United States).
Three children aged 1, 4 and 6 years old were playing outside the house when they found a freezer which had been left in the garden. The device was not plugged in.
For fun, the trio snuck inside, closed the door but did not managed to get out.
In the housing, were the grand-mother of 2 children and the mother of the third. They live in a shared flat.
At the time of the tragedy, one of the women who had guarded the child was in the toilet. When she came out, the kids were gone.
She woke the other woman, which made the nap and the two of them had searched everywhere.
They searched the freezer and made the macabre discovery. The rescue, arrived on scene, they transported the victims to the hospital, where the doctors have only been able to see the three deaths.
According to the first elements of the investigation, the freezer had been deposited there recently meanwhile it can be installed to the inside of the house.
The device was equipped with a locking device to prevent theft. Which would explain why children are never able to stand out.