MANILA, Philippines - An 11-year old boy stumbled into a fetus inside a church compound Tuesday morning while scavenging for food in Manila, bringing to 12 the number of fetuses thrown around the city this year.
Joel Aguilar found the fetus placed inside a cardboard box beside the Sta. Cruz Church in Manila’s Quiapo district at 2 a.m., authorities said.
The boy told the police that he thought the box contained food, but was surprised to see that it contained a law enforcers believed to be six to seven months old.
Manila Police District – Plaza Miranda Police Community Precinct (PCP) deputy commander Inspector Ricardo Magtajas said the boy was looking for discarded leftovers.