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2 babies who died 20 years ago found in funeral home ceiling

By Mason White 4:20 PM March 9, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) Police in Indiana, launched an investigation after a funeral home worker found 2 dead babies stashed away inside a ceiling.

The Lake County coroner said that they took custody of the two babies found at the funeral home in Gary.

Officials arrived at the Smith, Bizzell and Warner Funeral Home, which is located at 4209 Grant Street, around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

The remains had been at the funeral home for more than 20 years.

The remains had been locked in a safe space in the morgue until a disgruntled employee tried to hide them and was caught in the act.

The funeral said that the employee, who worked there for eight months, was dismissed.

A manager discovered that the unidentified employee stashed the remains of the dead children in the ceiling of the funeral home.

The coroner is trying to find relatives of the children, and they are still investigating the cause of death.