The current owners of the home in Pleasant Grove, Utah,
called police on Saturday after finding an infant's remains
while cleaning out their garage, Pleasant Grove Police Captain
Michael Roberts said.
Police found six other newborns, all wrapped in separate
cardboard boxes, Roberts said. Six of the newborns appeared to
have died from asphyxiation and the seventh was believed to be
stillborn, he said.
Megan Huntsman, 39, was arrested and booked into the Utah County
jail on suspicion of six counts of murder early Sunday, and the
investigation is continuing, Roberts said.
"This is unbelievable, I can't even fathom it. It doesn't make
any sense at all," Roberts said.
Police believe the seven children were born to Huntsman from
about 1996 to 2006. She is the only person of interest in the
case and was cooperative with police, Roberts said.
Pleasant Grove is about 35 miles south of Salt Lake City.
(Reporting by Curtis Skinner in New York;
editing by David
Bailey and Mohammad Zargham)
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