Investigators Look for Clues in Case of Infant Skeletons Found in Basement
Items inside a trunk stashed in the basement of the Glen-Donald apartment building in the Westlake area are just some of the clues authorities are using to investigate the case of the two infant skeletons found Tuesday, reports LA Now.
Today the L.A. County coroner's office is slated to conduct an autopsy on the two tiny skeletons that were discovered wrapped in 1930s issues of the L.A. Times and hidden in doctor bags stored in a steamer trunk. "The autopsies will involve a pathologist and an anthropologist. Investigators also will try to use DNA testing to determine whether the babies are related and toxicology tests to find out why they died."
Right now the case is classified as a "death investigation," and not a homicide. Case insiders have remarked that one body looks to be premature and was possibly miscarried or aborted, while the other looked to be newborn.