(CNN) – A very disturbing story out of Houston — where police say a mother hid her 5-year-old child’s body in a closet for almost a week.
Police were called to this apartment complex Monday after family members came to the home in search of the little girl.
When they asked about an odor in the apartment — police say the mother confessed that it was from her child’s body — which was hidden in a closet.
The mother told police the girl died on August 27th from ingesting chemicals.
Police are investigating to determine exactly what happened.
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