Some bodies of infants preserved in bottles have been found in an abandoned house in, Tokyo, Japan.
Kyodo news agency Monday said termite exterminators working on the house renovation uncovered the bodies, some with umbilical cords still attached.
According to Kyodo, three or four such bottles were found beneath the floor of the house, which had been abandoned for the past three years. An obstetrician was said to have once lived in the house which was being renovated by a recent purchaser.
The bodies appeared to have been preserved in a substance resembling formalin, Kyodo said, adding that police were investigating further.
Police declined to confirm the report.