7 Infants’ Bodies Found in Utah Home, Suspected Mother Arrested

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Utah police have arrested a 39-year-old woman in connection with the discovery of seven infants’ bodies in the garage of a home in a small community 40 minutes south of Salt Lake City.

Police in Pleasant Grove, Utah, at a home where the bodies of seven infants were discovered on April 13, 2014. (Credit: Rick Bowmer / Associated Press)

Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Michael Roberts told the Los Angeles Times on Sunday that investigators think

Megan Huntsman is accused of strangling or suffocated at least six babies immediately after giving birth to them. (Credit: Pleasant Grove Police)

gave birth to all of the infants between 1996 and 2006 and then killed them.

“We believe she birthed each baby and then killed it after it was born,” he said.

Police made the grisly finding Saturday morning in the town of 35,000 after the woman’s estranged husband, who was cleaning the garage prior to moving back into the home, found a dead infant and called authorities. Huntsman had moved out of the house in 2011 and was living nearby.

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