Polish father, daughter arrested for incest, murdering newborn babies

Published date17 September 2023
The father has also been charged with raping a second daughter, forcing incestual relations

The murdered babies

The bodies of three newborn babies in the Czerniki commune led to the arrest, according to the reports. The babies will be undergoing an autopsy later on Sunday.

Two of the babies' bodies had been discovered only a few days before the arrest, on September 15, with a third being discovered shortly after by officers searching a house in the commune.

Polish media reported that one of the babies was due to be born 3 weeks prior to the body's discovery.

"Yesterday, during a search of the facility, the bodies of two newborns buried in the basement were discovered. A tracking dog and a 3D scanner were involved in the search," said Mariusz Duszyński from the District Prosecutor's Office in Gdańsk, according to media reports. "On Saturday morning, the police continued their work and the body of the third newborn was found. Activities are still ongoing on the property."

The 20-year-old daughter is believed to have mothered at least two of the babies.

Officials commenting on the case

"The prosecutor announced the decision to present charges against the woman and she is being interrogated," added Duszyński. "The woman was charged with two counts of...

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