UPDATE: Curtis Hill says fetuses found in Illinois garage are back in Indiana

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WEHT) – Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said more than 2,000 fetal remains found in Illinois are all back in Indiana.

Hill made the announcement on Thursday.

Hill said his office is working to find answers as to what exactly happened and if anyone helped the doctor whose home the fetuses were found in.

In September, Dr. Ulrich Klopfer died.

Days after his death, family cleaned out a garage at his Illinois home where more than 2,200 fetuses were found.

Hill said the remains appear to be from 2000-2002.

The St. Joseph County Coroner said now that all the remains are in Indiana, they are being kept in a secure location.

Original story

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WEHT) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is scheduled to give an update Thursday on the investigation into aborted fetuses discovered in the home of a deceased doctor.

Last month, the remains of more than 2,000 fetuses were discovered at the Illinois home of the late Dr. Ulrich Klopfer.

Klopfer lived in Illinois, but performed the abortions in Indiana between 2000 and 2002.

Attorney General Hill has been working to bring the remains back to Indiana.

Hill is scheduled to give an update on the case Thursday morning during a news conference in South Bend.

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(This story was originally published on October 3, 2019)

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