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A 27-year-old woman and her common-law husband were arrested Friday on suspicion of abandoning the body of a baby in a refrigerator at their home near Tokyo, police said.

Chinese nationals Ayiguli Alimu, believed to be the baby’s mother, and Yiliyaer Wahapu, 24, were arrested after a police officer found the body on Thursday night in the freezer compartment of a refrigerator in their apartment in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture, according to the police. The baby had been reported as missing.

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