Couple caught burying fetus in Cebu gets arrested

A couple, who has a wide age gap, was arrested after they were allegedly caught by citizens burying a fetus Saturday morning in Cebu City.

John Rey Obregon, 22 years old, and Leticia Rafols, 48, allegedly told an unidentified woman to dig a hole in Sitio Pepang, Barangay Tejero in the Queen City of the South and bury the fetus there, Sunstar reported.

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The incident happened around 9 a.m. on July 25.

The unborn child was said to be 3 months old.

Obregon and Rafols were detained while the exhumed fetus was brought to St. Francis Funeral Homes, according to the report.

It's unclear whether or not the unborn baby was miscarried or aborted and if the couple has already been slapped with appropriate charges.