Authorities in Virginia are investigating after the body of an infant was found in a bag in a Danville home.

The Danville Register & Bee (http://bit.ly/21obdYU ) reports that a Danville Circuit Court affidavit for a search warrant states that police responded to a home where "a dead infant in a bag" was discovered Sunday. The warrant states that a man opened the bag and found the "deceased infant that had been dead for some time."

Danville police are investigating the nature of the death.

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Information from: Danville Register & Bee, http://www.registerbee.com