• Kyodo


A former nurse indicted on charges of attempting to murder her 16-year-old daughter was served a fresh warrant Thursday on suspicion of attempting to kill her mother.

Yukiko Sakanaka, 43, from the city of Nara, is suspected of trying to poison her 66-year-old mother with salbutamol sulfate, an asthma drug. She is accused of using the same drug to try to poison her daughter, police said.

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