The corpses of three babies have been found in a freezer in the cellar of a family home in western Germany. The mother has been arrested.
Véronique Courjault (born Fièvre) is a French citizen who confessed to having killed three of her babies, two of whom she stored in a freezer at her home. Her case has been referred to in the media as the "affaire des bébés congelés," or " freezer babies " case.
That a newborn could survive three to four hours in the freezer of her found no case of anyone surviving a body temperature as low as.