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The Boston Police Department says the remains that were recently discovered inside a South Boston apartment are those of four infant children. On Nov. 17, officers were called to investigate a large brick building at 838 East Broadway that is separated into several apartments. Boston police said those officers found what appeared to be a human fetus or the remains of an infant. The following day, homicide detectives found what appeared to be additional human remains, which were removed by personnel from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for further investigation. On Monday, Boston police said further examination revealed that the remains are those of two infant boys. and two infant girls. The results of the autopsies are still pending, according to police. Neighbors are left unsettled by the discovery. “Finding child remains in the freezer is something that keeps you up at night. You think about it when you’re coming home,” said neighbor Brandon Bowers. “I hope we can uncover more information about it because with all the questions, it just doesn’t feel quite right,” said neighbor Kimberly Mallozzi. BPD homicide detectives and members of the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call 617-343-4470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-8477 or by texting the word “TIP” to 27463. At the time the remains were discovered, 5 Investigates learned police located four boxes as part of their investigation. All of those boxes were roughly the size of a shoebox wrapped in foil. Sources told 5 Investigates that one of those boxes had been opened and that’s when the remains were discovered. A neighbor said the building where the remains were discovered has several condominium units with different owners.

The Boston Police Department says the remains that were recently discovered inside a South Boston apartment are those of four infant children.

On Nov. 17, officers were called to investigate a large brick building at 838 East Broadway that is separated into several apartments.

Boston police said those officers found what appeared to be a human fetus or the remains of an infant. The following day, homicide detectives found what appeared to be additional human remains, which were removed by personnel from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for further investigation.

On Monday, Boston police said further examination revealed that the remains are those of two infant boys and two infant girls. The results of the autopsies are still pending, according to the police.

Neighbors are left unsettled by the discovery.

“Finding child remains in the freezer is something that keeps you up at night. You think about it when you’re coming home,” said neighbor Brandon Bowers.

“I hope we can uncover more information about it because with all the questions, it just doesn’t feel quite right,” said neighbor Kimberly Mallozzi.

BPD homicide detectives and members of the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office continue to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call 617-343-4470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-8477 or by texting the word “TIP” to 27463.

At the time the remains were discovered, 5 Investigates learned police located four boxes as part of their investigation. All of those boxes were roughly the size of a shoebox wrapped in foil.

Sources told 5 Investigates that one of those boxes had been opened and that’s when the remains were discovered.

A neighbor said the building where the remains were discovered has several condominium units with different owners.

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