Woman Found Dead Inside Freezing Cryochamber

Chelsea Ake was found dead in the chamber in the USA

A woman "froze to death" after police say she apparently got locked in cryo-chamber, according to KSNV. But for their part, Ake's friends and family hope that she will be remembered more for her enthusiasm in life than the freak accident that caused her death.

Ms Ake-Salvacion, who worked at the Rejuvenice salon in Las Vegas, had apparently been a believer in the benefits of the treatment, which is often used by athletes to help their bodies recover quickly after training or games.

Investigators ruled the death as "operator error" indicating it did not malfunction.

The 24-year-old went into one of the stations by herself while closing up the store alone, her friend Shae-Lynn Bee told the station.

Whole-body cryotherapy is an alternative to cold-water immersion and sees customers stand in an upright capsule and sprayed with freezing liquid nitrogen to drop the chamber's temperature below minus 110 degrees.

Cryotherapy is described as the use of low temperatures for "medical therapy", the centre's website said.

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"It's very frustrating to know because there are no cameras in there so basically the only person that does know what happened is Chelsea", Bee added.

It is suspected she was in the chamber for up to 10 hours before her body was found.

"The dress code during treatment is minimal, as maximum skin exposure to the cold air is desired". Ake's family says it will be hard to deal with such a freaky way to lose someone.

"I just want everybody to know she was awesome and she loved everybody", Bee said.

'Her legacy will definitely move on through us'.

The owners of Rejuvenice had no comment on the accident other than they mourn with the family and are saddened with the loss of their friend.



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