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A small casket at the former Cantrell Funeral Home is seen Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Detroit. The casket contained a baby and was one of the 11 badly decomposed infant remains that were found by Michigan inspectors on Friday, Oct. 12, hidden in a ceiling compartment of the shuttered Detroit funeral home. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Decades-old fetal remains found at 3rd funeral home in Michigan

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OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) — Decades-old fetal remains have been found at another Michigan funeral home — the third such grim discovery in the state in less than two weeks.

The Unpreserved Remains of Dozens of Babies Have Been Found in Funeral Homes Around Detroit

An asbestos-removal crew on Monday discovered the remains of two fetuses at the former Mowen Funeral Home in Owosso, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northwest of Detroit.

Funeral Home Baby Bodies
Exterior of the former Cantrell Funeral Home building is seen on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 in Detroit. An anonymously written letter led Michigan inspectors to find badly decomposed remains of 11 infants hidden in a ceiling compartment of the shuttered Detroit funeral home. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

On Friday, police removed the remains of 63 fetuses from Perry Funeral Home in Detroit. The remains of 10 fetuses and a still-born infant were found Oct. 12 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Detroit.

Police say the Owosso remains were found in a casket inside a wooden box in a closet. Markings on the box indicate it is more than 50 years old. The Mowen Funeral Home has been closed two years.

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