A 29-year-old woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of setting her apartment in Koto Ward, Tokyo, on fire, killing her 4-year-old daughter, police officials said.

According to police, Kunie Suzuki set a roll of newspaper on fire and placed it inside the entrance of her apartment on Jan. 19, where it burned about 2 sq. meters of wall. Her daughter, Kana, died after inhaling the smoke.

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