This is the story in France right now, with the BBC reporting there are already 40 journalists in the tiny rural town of Villers-au-Tertre, near the Belgian border.
The woman, a nurse in her 40s who has two daughters and grand-children, confessed to killing eight of her own babies between 1989 and 1996, but only two corpses have been found at their current home. Police suspect she might have brought the other corpses with her when they moved in.
The woman, mordbidly obese, managed to keep every pregnancy secret from her husband.
Not sure if this story is more a cautionary tale against morbid obesity or abortion versus infanticide.
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