Child’s Organs Discovered Inside Small Coffin Left on Philadelphia Sidewalk

Police in Philadelphia are investigating a gruesome discovery made Monday: a white casket, designed for a child, with a plastic bag inside containing two organs belonging to an infant or child, according to multiple reports.

The casket was left on a sidewalk in North Philadelphia, according to ABC6.

The coffin was found shortly after 9 p.m. It was painted white and it was closed when officers arrived to investigate, the station reports.

“According to the medical examiner, [they] were in fact human organs. They believed they belonged to an infant or a child,” Chief Inspector Scott Small told CBS. “What’s unusual is other than the bag of organs there was no body.”

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