Police said Tuesday that a 13-year-old boy discovered the decayed body of a newborn baby buried in a planter on the veranda of his home in Osaka's Nishiyodogawa Ward. The boy called police while his mother was away at the time. Police said that the woman has admitted to burying the body.
According to authorities, the boy's mother, 36, told police that she gave birth to the child in January and buried it. The two live together with the boy's father, 44, but the couple are divorced. The woman told police that the baby's father is another man whom she had been seeing.
Police said the woman will be charged with abandoning a body.© News reports