Police discovered the remains of four infants — two boys and two girls — at a South Boston residence earlier this month, authorities said Monday.
Boston Police officers were called to an apartment at 838 East Broadway on the afternoon of Nov. 17, where they found what appeared to be the remains of “a human fetus or infant,” the department said at the time.
A day later, homicide detectives discovered additional human remains, Boston police announced Monday. A post-mortem examination by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined them to be two male infants and two female infants.
Police have released few other details and have not publicly detailed the identities of the infants. They have not announced charges connected to the case.
A full autopsy of the remains was underway as detectives continue to investigate their discovery alongside the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, police said.
On the day of the initial discovery, a representative of the district attorney’s office told Boston 25 that police had found the remains in a freezer at the home.
Authorities released no further details to the public.
Police strongly urged anyone with information on the case to contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470. Anonymous tips can be called into 1-800-494-TIPS or sent by texting “TIP” to 27463, police said.