Police have begun an investigation after finding a human placenta in a creek just north of Peterborough, ON.

Peterborough County OPP says, according to Global News, that they received a call from someone who saw a plastic bag floating in Eels Creek, 50 kilometres north of Peterborough.

The passerby believed that the bag contained human organs and informed the police. 

The police took the bag and transported it to an area hospital. It was found to be a human placenta.

The OPP suspects no foul play.