Police are investigating after the possible remains of an infant were found Tuesday in Revere, Massachusetts.
The discovery was made outside an apartment building on Dolphin Avenue, Massachusetts State Police said. The Revere Police Department responded first, just before 6:30 p.m.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Massachusetts will be conducting forensic examination, according to state police.
The man who made the discovery told NBC10 Boston he was playing with his kids outside when he found two grocery bags in the driveway. He says he placed one in the trash can, and when he reached for the others, he noticed a lot of flies before seeing the remains.
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"I saw the arm and the hand, and then fingers, and then I called 911," recalled Isaias Anibal.
He said the bag was upside-down.
"The head, the face was in the ground," he said.
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"Just totally disgusted," said Dawn Ferdinand, who lives across the street. "Absolutely disgusting that something like this could happen."
"Quiet neighborhood, who would ever think that something so tragic would happen in this neighborhood?" added neighbor Ron Mercurio. "I just can't even imagine, can't wrap my head around what actually happened."
The investigation involves state and local police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office.