TOKYO: A Japanese girl was taken into custody by police after the corpse of her mom was discovered stuffed in a freezer within the residence they shared.
Police advised AFP that Yumi Yoshino, 48, was held “on suspicion of abandoning and hiding a female body” discovered Wednesday in a freezer in a Tokyo residence.
Yoshino stated after discovering her mom lifeless 10 years in the past, she hid the physique as a result of she “didn’t want to move out” of the house they shared, native media reported, citing unnamed police sources.
The mom, thought to have been aged round 60 on the time of her loss of life, was named on the lease of the residence in a municipal housing complicated, Kyodo Information stated.
Yoshino had been compelled to depart the residence in mid-January after lacking lease funds, in response to the reviews, and a cleaner then found the physique in a freezer hidden in a closet.
An post-mortem couldn’t decide the time and reason for the girl’s loss of life, whereas there have been no seen wounds on the frozen physique, the reviews stated.
The physique had been bent to slot in the freezer, police advised Jiji Press.
Yoshino was arrested in a resort within the metropolis of Chiba, close to Tokyo, on Friday.