36-year-old woman arrested for leaving one-month-old daughter in trash container

Japan Today -- May 14

Police in Hofu, Yamaguchi Prefecture, have arrested a 36-year-old unemployed woman on suspicion of parental neglect after she left her one-month-old daughter in a trash container.

According to police, Hiroe Okada placed the infant, wrapped in a blanket, in a trash container outside a nursery at around noon on Thursday, Fuji TV reported. A nursery employee found the infant a few minutes later and contacted the police.

Police said the baby was not injured. ...continue reading

May 14 (FNNプライムオンライン) - 山口・防府市で、生後1カ月の赤ちゃんをゴミ箱に置き去りにした疑いで、36歳の無職の母親が逮捕された。  ...continue reading