North Carolina police say child remains found under house

Police in North Carolina say bags containing child remains have been found underneath a house.

WTVD in Durham reports ( ) that officers went to a home in Smithfield last weekend and found the remains. A warrant says the remains were in three separate trash bags and had towels around them.

Officers were alerted to the remains after a woman who leases the house had asked her son to run a cable under the house. The man noticed the trash bags, eventually opened them and realized they contained remains.

According to authorities, a woman who leases the house told investigators about two incidents in which her daughter, who had lived with her at various times, obviously delivered a child but she didn't know what had happened to the children.


Information from: WTVD-TV,