Police in Moriyama, Shiga Prefecture, have arrested a 31-year-old woman on suspicion of abandoning the dismembered body of her 58-year-old her mother along a riverbed.
According to police, Nozomi Kiryu, who is a nurse, has denied the charge. On March 10, the torso of her mother Shinobu was found on the riverbed approximately 250 meters from her residence in Mizuhocho, Moriyama, Fuji TV reported. At the time, the suspect, who now lives in Kusatsu, was living with her mother.
On Wednesday, police conducted a search of the victim’s home but were unable to find her missing limbs and head.
The mother and daughter had been living together in the house for about 20 years. In April, Kiryu relocated to a dormitory in Kusatsu to begin work at Shiga University of Medical Science Hospital in Otsu.© Japan Today