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Baby's body found in Saitama river


Police said Sunday that the body of a baby girl was found in a river in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture.

According to police, a man fishing in the river noticed the body at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday and notified police, TV Asahi reported. The man told police that at first, he thought it was a doll floating.

Police said the baby was naked and appeared to be several months old. She had been dead for a couple of days, police said, according to TV Asahi. There were no external signs of injury on the body, they added.

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No explanations... no name... only she and the water...sad story..

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So sad that a human life meant so little. RIP little one.

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infanticide was common place a hundred years ago in Japan, Birth control wasn't practiced and people were starving but these days......... some social agency needs to step up and take some pro active action.

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again and again and again....

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RIP little one.

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I've got something to say....I killed your baby to day.

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As for the baby, RIP & when is this country going to get help for post natal women who can't cope - yes, conjecture I know, but it happens.

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This is really sad. She did not get a chance to live life and be happy. I am really saddened by how someone can have the heart to do this to a little girl...that make that person NOT human in nature. Only God knows this person who commited this evil act. May He have mercy on their soul because I wouldn't.

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Again? Yeah, you can defend this by saying it happens all over the world, but it still doesn't justify it. There seems to be a baby found floating in a river every month in Japan. There is a sickness here that people just ignore. Sad, but true!

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drop the baby off at the hospital or fire house. Why do that ?

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This is outrageous!!!

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Several months old?????? WTF????!!! RIP little angel in shitty Saitama.

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So sad!!! RIP

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So sad, probably another young mother who couldn't handle her child.

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J Govt needs to put commercials out there to tell these people where to go to leave their babies. Show a young pregnant woman then show her going into delivery after that show her and a crying baby then show her and the baby with the child being given to childcare services and her walking away. Show it 29 times a day. So these babies can live.

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Good idea Utrack, those AC tv cms could also focus on these horrible crimes 24/7!!

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wate poor little baby,if god send me to heaven I will play with you singing many songs there.

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Real problems need to be sorted, but this type of thing gets brushed under the carpet.

Tonight on the news, we'll get treated to more headlining crap of a hot summer in summer (how unusual - sarcasm) and Hong Kong and Chinese protestors.

And maybe if we're lucky, a ten minute special on how eating a few extra grams of mushrooms a day can improve your fitness by 0.0001%.

The parents of this poor baby should be found and punished, no excuses about it. It's murder, plain and simple.

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