A Las Vegas hospital has accidentally sent twin miscarried foetuses wrapped in linen to a laundry facility.
Officers were called by laundry company Angelica on Tuesday morning after workers discovered the foetuses.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the foetuses were 16 weeks into development and were found in a laundry truck.
Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center, the hospital that accidentally delivered them, said in a statement that the mother arrived at the hospital after suffering a miscarriage at another location.
The twins were wrapped in linens before her arrival, it said.
“We are currently reviewing the situation to determine what occurred. However, the remains are currently in the hospital’s possession, and we are working with the family at this time,” hospital spokeswoman Gretchen Papez said in the statement.