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Remains of 2 babies found in Saitama house


The remains of two babies have been found in a house in Namegawa, Saitama Prefecture, police said Sunday.

According to police, the skeletonized remains of one baby was found wrapped in a towel inside a plastic bag in a room on the second floor by a 76-year-old woman who lives there are at around 11:15 a.m. on Friday, Fuji TV reported. The second corpse was found hidden in the room on Saturday.

The woman and her 75-year-old husband were cleaning up, getting ready to move out of the house. Police said their daughter, who died in hospital in June at the age of 42, had lived in the house with them until 15 years ago, and believe she was the mother of the two babies who may died soon after birth.

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So she had two babies she didn't want (don't give me that maybe they were still born and she didn't know what to do crap) then died at a young age. Tragic and spooky at the same time.

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Hidden ? How well hidden ?

Parents who did not play the role of parents...

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So nobody noticed she had 2 children then none? In my area, if I come home after 12pm, everybody in my village knows.

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A sad story all the way a round. This elderly couple loss there daughter this past June (SAD) afterwards they find there two Grandchildren dead in a room, Grandchildren that they did not know they had. There daughter took her secrets to the grave.

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Mabiki (間引き) will not stop just because it has been made illegal - and it happens in all countries and at all socioeconomic levels.  Yes, sad, but quite natural for humans.

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Goodlucktoyou - So nobody noticed she had 2 children then none? In my area, if I come home after 12pm, everybody in my village knows.

Yep! Put the wrong garbage out on the wrong day and everybody knows. Mysteriously become un-pregnant and nobody notices.

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What I'd like to know is, couldn't anyone smell the decaying bodies? Either if that couple couldn't, this is a very tragic and sad story. Sad for this couple to find 2 grandchildren they never knew about, never knew - and never will.

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