Australian police dig for 'multiple' baby graves at rural home
Published on Mar 18, 2014 8:20 AM
BRISBANE (AFP) - Police in Australia were digging up a rural property on Tuesday searching for what reports said were "multiple babies" in secret graves.
Officers swooped on a house near Gin Gin, 370 kilometres northwest of Brisbane, after a tip-off that children were born and their bodies hidden on the property by the same family in the 1990s and early 2000s.
"I can confirm we are conducting investigations into information received regarding allegations a number of child births have been concealed on the property," said cold case homicide Detective Inspector Mick Dowie.
"We will be interviewing a number of persons who may also be able to assist with our investigations over the coming days."
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