Authorities are investigating a disturbing incident that happened in a Colorado neighborhood when some new homeowners cleaning out the house they purchased discovered a human head in a deep freezer.

Mesa County Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a suspicious incident on Pinyon Road at 2:30pm Friday. New homeowners were cleaning out all of the leftover belongings at their recently sold home and discovered a bag with possible human remains inside.

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Since its discovery, authorities have confirmed that the head and also hands that were in the freezer are indeed human.

“At this time, we have no other definitive answers until further testing can be completed,” said the sheriff’s office in the Thursday news release. “These types of tests take a significant amount of time, and again, we ask for patience from the public as this investigation continues.”

“A thorough and detailed investigation is the top priority of the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office,” the release continued. “Our hope is to positively identify the victim while remaining respectful of the victim and the victim’s family.”

No cause of death or sex of the victim has been confirmed. Officials said this is believed to be an isolated incident and there is no threat ongoing in the community.

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