Couple Stashes Aborted Fetus Under Xmas Tree
Texas couple charged with abusing a corpse
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 15, 2009 4:09 AM CST
The couple have been charged with evidence tampering and abusing a corpse.   (Shutter Stock)

(Newser) – A Texas couple are facing charges of evidence tampering and abusing a corpse after police found an aborted 7-month-old fetus in a gift box under their Christmas tree. Police, who raided the couple's home after receiving an anonymous tip, believe the couple had tried and failed to flush the fetus down a toilet after an illegal self-induced abortion, AP reports.