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Bag containing human placenta found in Eels Creek

KAWARTHA’S- Peterborough County responded to a call of a suspicious plastic bag floating in Eels Creek just south of Northey’s Bay Road, North Kawartha Township on August 5, 2019, around 6:15 p.m.

Police say a hiker located a plastic bag floating in the creek with what appeared to be a human organ. Officers attended the area and retrieved the bag. The unidentified item was taken to a local hospital where it was determined to be a human placenta. Foul play is not suspected according to police.

Police are looking for the origins of this placenta and are asking anyone with information to contact the Peterborough County OPP Crime Unit at 705 742-0401 or 1-888-310-1122.



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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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