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KOBE (Kyodo) Police arrested a 33-year-old woman Wednesday for allegedly keeping the body of her son in her refrigerator since July 2007, and then later took her 34-year-old husband into custody.

Miyuki Otsuka from Ono, Hyogo Prefecture, told the police that her son died around July 2007 at age 4 and confirmed that the corpse in the refrigerator is the boy, they said.

Later in the day, police also arrested her husband, Ryu, a trucker, after questioning him. The couple also lived with their 7-year-old daughter. The boy’s body was found in a bag in the vegetable drawer.

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