WALLENFELS, GERMANY- German investigators are working to uncover the details of a tragedy, after the bodies of seven babies are discovered inside an apartment in Germany.
It happened in the small town of Wallenfeels in Northeast Bavaria.
Police say a local woman alerted them after finding one infant's body.
Once they arrived on the scene, they found six more bodies inside.
German police say a 45-year-old woman has admitted killing several of the eight babies whose bodies were found at an apartment in the northeast Bavarian town of Wallenfells.
Upper Franconia police said in a statement Saturday that the unnamed woman confessed after her arrest in a nearby village late Friday. A judge on Saturday ordered the woman detained on suspicion of seven counts of murder. A 55-year-old man who was with her was released without charge.
Police said investigators were still trying to determine how the babies — which had been wrapped in towels and plastic bags — died and who their father — or fathers — are.
Forensic experts examining the infants' remains say it will take time, as some are in poor condition.
Results are not expected before next week.
They add forensic tests on the remains will also be needed to determine whether there could be more than the seven known bodies.
It's unclear who, if anyone, was currently living in the apartment.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.