Fetus found in Iloilo airport's sewage treatment plant

Posted at 02/20/2014 2:22 PM | Updated as of 02/20/2014 2:23 PM

MANILA -- A fetus was found inside the sewage treatment plant of the Iloilo International Airport on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

The fetus was discovered by an employee, Rosendo Java, while he was cleaning the sewage treatment facility.

Airport employees buried the fetus inside the compound of the treatment plant.

According to Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Iloilo manager Percy Malonesio, pipes in the airport's comfort rooms are connected to the treatment plant.

Malonesio suspects the fetus was flushed down a toilet in one of the rest rooms.

Authorities have yet to identify who was responsible for the incident. -- Report from Kenneth Ladigohon, ABS-CBN News Iloilo