Read More ..arges laid after 3 infants' remains found in Ontario home
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CBC News, June 9, 2009
A 32-year-old woman in London, Ont., was rearrested on fresh charges Tuesday after an autopsy determined the remains of three babies - not one, as originally suspected - were found in a home on the weekend.
A police forensic identification van is seen Tuesday outside a northeast London, Ont., home where the remains of three infants were found over the weekend. (CBC)Police were called to the home in the city's northeast on Saturday after the current resident found remains of what was believed to be an infant in advanced stages of decomposition in a bucket in the basement.
An autopsy performed on Monday determined the bucket contained the remains of three infants, London police said.
The house was being rented by a woman and her boyfriend, but the couple recently split up and the woman moved out, the CBC's John Lancaster reported on Tuesday from outside the house.
According to a neighbour, the man came out of the house on Saturday with the bucket, which contained blood-soaked babies' clothing.
The neighbour said "the look on the man's face when he came through the front door holding the bucket was unbelievable," Lancaster reported.
Jennifer Sinn, 32, was initially arrested on Saturday and then released after being charged with concealing the body of a child and offering an indignity to a dead human body.
Sinn faces two additional counts of each charge and remains in custody, London Police Service spokeswoman Const. Amy Phillipo said Tuesday.
Sinn is described by police as a former occupant of the home.
The remains will be sent to the provincial forensic pathology unit in Toronto for further investigation.
Forensic investigators have not yet determined the gender, the exact ages or the cause of death of the three infants.
With files from The Canadian Press