Woman arrested for leaving newborn son in toilet bowl where he drowned

OSAKA, Aug 20 (Japan Today) - Police in Osaka have arrested a 34-year-old woman on suspicion of murder after she gave birth to a son in the toilet of an izakaya (Japanese-style pub) and left him in the toilet bowl where he drowned.

According to police, Natsumi Koseki gave birth at around 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday at the pub in Abeno Ward, where she worked part-time, Kyodo News reported.

Koseki’s co-workers noticed that she was in the toilet for a long time and when she came out, she collapsed. The baby’s remains were found, while Koseki was taken to hospital.

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Aug 20 (日テレNEWS) - 勤務先のトイレで出産した赤ちゃんを放置して殺害したとして34歳の女が逮捕されました。  ...continue reading