• Kyodo


A 34-year-old woman in Ehime Prefecture under arrest on suspicion of hiding a baby’s body in a closet in her apartment has confessed to abandoning the bodies of four other babies, police said Monday.

Emi Wakabayashi, 34, of Yawatahama, said she gave birth to five babies since around 2006 and disposed of their bodies, according to police officials. She also indicated she had killed some of them, they said.

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