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.Fox 5's David Kaplan has the latest details on the investigation into five fetuses found inside a home in Southeast D.C.In a statement posted on social media, the group Progressive Anti-abortion Uprising claims that one of their members called in a tip to MPD about the fetuses because the group believed they were late-term abortions.
The group also said they held a funeral mass and naming ceremony for the aborted fetuses. MPD officials have not responded to the claims about the tip, but they did determine Wednesday that the fetuses were aborted in accordance with D.C.