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Arrestato 45enne che teneva la madre ormai mummificata a casa da marzo

31.12.2013 00:29
Da JapanToday:
45-year-old man arrested after mother's mummified body found at home

Police in Kobe said Monday that a 45-year-old man has been arrested after the mummified body of his mother was found in a cardboard box in their apartment in Nada Ward.

TBS quoted a police spokesperson as saying that the suspect, identified as Yukio Nii, confirmed the body was that of his 71-year-old mother and that she had died in March.

Neighbors said the woman had been ill and that they hadn’t seen her since last spring. Police came to the apartment at the request of the woman’s relatives.