• Kyodo News


Police arrested a 35-year-old mother Wednesday for allegedly attempting to kill her 22-month-old daughter by mixing a contaminated sports drink in intravenous fluids for the girl at Kyoto University Hospital.

The unemployed woman, whose name is being withheld, injected the spoiled drink by syringe into an intravenous tube Monday and Tuesday while her daughter was in the intensive-care unit, police said.

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