Women Traveled With Human Fetuses From Havana

Neither woman was charged

By Karen Franklin
|  Thursday, Mar 22, 2012  |  Updated 9:01 PM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
TSA Frequent Flyers

Getty Images

Miami International Airport

advertisement
Photos and Videos

TSA Worker Accused of Theft

Police say a TSA worker at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was stealing from passengers.

New TSA Screening

A new software is less intrusive for passengers.
More Photos and Videos

Two human fetuses were found in a jar carried by two women at Miami International Airport, according to Miami-Dade spokesman Roy Rutland.

The women were returning home from Havana, Cuba, on Jan. 30 when U.S. Customs and Border Protection saw the fetuses in the clear jar.

The fetuses, one male and one female, were supposed to be delivered to a Miami resident for Santería purposes, according to The Miami Herald.

Rutland said that a medical examiner determined the 20-week-old fetuses were stillborn and that there was no foul play involved.

Neither of the women was arrested.
 

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get Our New iPad App
Now optimized for iPad, NBC 6... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out