Daughter, arrested for keeping dead mother’s body for a year, believing she would come back to life.
SAITAMA – A woman was arrested by Hasuda Police in Saitama prefecture for keeping the body of her dead mother for more than a year.
Daughter, arrested for keeping dead mother’s body for a year, believing she would come back to life. (TBS)
The suspect, Katsuko Yoshimoto, 53, a woman from Hasuda City, Saitama Prefecture, said that she was hoping that her mother would later come back to life.
There were no significant injuries on the body, and the suspect Yoshimoto admitted to the interrogation. The suspect however, continued to receive her mother’s pension until a relative who visited their home discovered the body.
An autopsy report will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
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