Fetus Found in Northampton County Pub Restroom

The owner of a restaurant in Lower Saucon Township talks briefly and emotionally about how workers found a fetus in his restaurant this morning.

Pub owner emotional after fetus found in toilet


A fetus was found in the bathroom of a popular restaurant in Lower Saucon Township this morning, rattling employees and bringing in police and the medical examiner to investigate.

A Starters Pub employee found the fetus inside a toilet at Starters Pub along Pa. Route 378 in Bethlehem, Pa. around 10 a.m.

Pub owner David Rank told NBC10’s Doug Shimell that the worker was going through the morning routine of cleaning the women’s restroom when one of the toilets started giving the employee trouble. The employee opened up the top of the tank to investigate.

“Inside the tank was a fetus,” said Rank, who was so shaken up at one point, he could hardly talk.

“I’m a very religious guy, unbeknownst to most people,” Rank said, choking up.

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