Stillborn fetus sent to laundry service

March 18, 2010 5:53:50 AM PDT
Officials are trying to figure how a stillborn fetus stored in a Chicago hospital's morgue ended up being delivered to a Joliet laundry service.Workers at Premiere Laundry say they found the remains of the fetus while sorting the laundry Tuesday.

The remains are believed to have come from Saint Mary of Nazareth Hospital.

A preliminary investigation by hospital staff indicates the fetus may have been in the morgue awaiting funeral.