Police are accusing a Utah woman of killing seven babies she gave birth to over a 10-year period after finding the bodies in cardboard boxes in her former home.

Megan Huntsman, 39, lived in the Pleasant Grove for 15 years up to three years ago, and neighbors are shocked to hear what has happened.

Police believe Huntsman gave birth to the seven infants between 1996 and 2006, she's being charged with six counts of murder, the seventh infant is believed to be a stillbirth.

Huntsman's ex-husband, Darren West was cleaning out the garage to move back into the house where he and some family members discovered a a suspicous package that had a rancid odor and uncovered a deceased infant and contacted authorities.

Police obtained a search warrant for the residnece, where they found six other deceased infants.

West is believed to be the father of the children but investigators are working on DNA test. West told police he had no knowledge of the pregnancies and is not facing any charges at this time.

[Washington Post]