IWAKI, Fukushima Pref. (Kyodo) Police on Monday released a 70-year-old woman they arrested over the weekend on suspicion of fraud after finding skeletal remains believed to be of her mother at their home in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, saying it is unlikely she will flee.
Aiko Watanabe, the fifth daughter of Michi Watanabe, who is registered as being 102 years old, turned herself in and was arrested Saturday for allegedly defrauding the city in September 2007 of ¥300,000 in special benefits payable to her mother if she were alive.
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