Police retrieve 63 remains of fetuses from Detroit funeral home

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The Perry Funeral Home on Trumbull Aveenue in Detroit is pictured on October 21, 2018. - It is reported that 63 remains of fetuses were removed from Perry Funeral Home, 36 stored in boxes and another 27 found in freezers, police said. Detroit Police Chief James Craig has announced a "wide probe" into Michigan funeral homes. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY / AFP) (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

DETROIT, Michigan – Detroit police have removed 63 remains of fetuses from a funeral home.

The remains were taken from Perry Funeral Home Friday and turned over to state investigators, according to WTOL.

The business was closed immediately, and its license suspended, according to the Detroit Free Press.

“I’ve never seen anything (like this) in my 41 and a half years as a police officer,” Detroit Police Chief James Craig said at a news conference on Friday. “It’s disturbing, but we will get to the bottom of this.”

Police discovered 27 fetuses stored in freezers and another 36 in boxes.

Authorities also seized business computers, cellphones and paperwork, according to the paper.

Last week, 11 infants’ remains were found at another funeral home in the city.

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