13:16 GMT +321 October 2019
Listen Live
    French police

    French Police Discover Bodies of 5 Babies in House

    © REUTERS / Yves Herman
    Europe
    Get short URL
    0 16
    Subscribe

    Police officers reportedly discovered dead babies in a house in southwestern France.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Police officers discovered the bodies of five dead babies in a house in southwestern France, Sky News reported.

    Police reportedly found the body of a newborn in a thermal bag on Thursday. Later, the bodies of more babies were discovered at a house in the town of Louchats, near the city of Bordeaux.

    The four bodies, found after the body of the newborn, were allegedly discovered in a freezer.

    Media reports suggested that the police arrived after receiving a call from a 40-year-old father.

    The mother of the babies is said to undergo treatment in a hospital, while the father has been arrested. They have two daughters aged 13 and 15, according to media reports.

    Autopsies into the deaths of all five babies is expected to take place on Friday in order to determine the cause of death.

    Related:

    Eight People Shot in Gothenburg Restaurant, Two Dead - Reports
    Three Dead in Northern California Shooting
    Tags:
    France, children, death
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik