5 fetuses were found inside an anti-abortion activist's home in D.C.

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WASHINGTON — Police found five fetuses in the home of a self-proclaimed "anti-abortion activist" who was indicted this week on federal charges alleging that she was part of a group of people who

The Metropolitan Police Department says officers were responding to a tip about "potential bio-hazard material" at a home in Southeast Washington 

A local television station, WUSA9, captured video of police searching the home and reported that the home belonged to Lauren Handy. 

The 28-year-old was one of nine people charged in an indictment that was made public on Wednesday that accused the group of traveling to Washington,

The station, which first reported the discovery, said Handy told a reporter that "people will freak out when they hear" what detectives found inside her house. 

Handy did not respond to a message sent to her Facebook profile seeking comment.

Police said the five fetuses were collected by Washington's medical examiner and the investigation is ongoing.

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