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Two fetal remains discovered at former Owosso funeral home

The box containing the fetuses was found in an abandoned second-floor apartment of the former funeral home. Markings on the box indicate that the box is more than fifty years old. (Photo from MGN Online)

OWOSSO, Mich - The City of Owosso Police Department confirms possible human remains found at the former funeral home located at 409 West Main Street.

According to a news release, contractors were working in the building removing asbestos for future demolition when a box containing the two fetuses were discovered.

The workers immediately contacted the Owosso Police Department.

The box containing the fetuses was found in an abandoned second-floor apartment of the former funeral home. Markings on the box indicate that the box is more than fifty years old.

According to the news release, a preliminary investigation by Dr. Patrick Hansma, a Forensic Pathologist and Deputy Medical Examiner for Shiawassee County, indicated the gestational age of both fetuses to be pre-viable, with an estimated age of twenty weeks. The identity of the fetuses is unknown at this time.

Investigators from the Shiawassee County Medical Examiner and Sparrow Hospital Medical Examiner are assisting with the investigation.

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