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The death toll of victims from a suspected arson attack at a mental health clinic in Osaka in December has risen to 26, the Osaka Prefectural Police said Monday.

A woman in her 30s, who had been unconscious since the incident on Dec. 17, died early Monday, taking the total death toll to 27, including Morio Tanimoto who is suspected of murder and arson.

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