WASHINGTON - Five fetuses were found in a D.C. home after a tip lead to the shocking discovery, according to authorities.Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and WeatherD.C.
police said the fetuses were discovered on Wednesday in a home located in the 400 block of 6th Street SE, just blocks away from Capitol Hill.Officers were called to the scene to investigate a tip about "potential bio-hazard materials" at the house, according to officials.
The five fetuses were collected by the D.C. Chief Medical Examiner's Office as detectives continue their investigation.There have been no arrests in connection with the discovery of the fetuses and investigators have not said where the fetuses came from.The discovery of the fetuses happened on the same day that federal investigators unsealed an indictment against several anti-abortion activists.According to the court documents, the nine people are accused of trying to block patients from entering an abortion clinic in D.C.
on October 22, 2020. The indictment also claims the group tried to threaten and intimidate both patients and employees of the clinic.A group called the Progressive Anti-abortion Uprising said on Instagram that its director of activism, D.C.