Police in Mexico are investigating whether a couple arrested over body parts found in a baby’s pram may have been responsible for up to 20 murders.
The duo identified only as Juan Carlos and Patricia ‘N’ were arrested on October 4 at a house in Ecatepec, Mexico, after a police investigation into a number of missing women highlighted them as suspects.
According to El Universal, officers investigating the September disappearance a young mother and her child observed the pair in possession of a baby stroller which was subsequently found to contain human remains.
The couple are now reportedly being investigated for scores of unsolved femicides after Carlos claimed to have killed up to 20 women. Meanwhile, a child thought to have been taken by the pair and sold has since been located.
Local media outlets are reporting that body parts hidden in buckets of concrete were found by investigators at two buildings in the Colonia Jardines de Morelo area of Ecatepec.
On Monday, both Carlos and his partner were filmed being transferred to a secure facility in Ecatepec by armed police.