Police in Ota City, Gunma Prefecture, said Friday they have arrested a 28-year-old woman after it was discovered she had dumped the body of her newborn boy in the toilet of her home.
According to police, Saori Muraoka lived with her mother, brother and her 9-year-old son in the house. TBS reported that on Wednesday afternoon, a routine cleaning professional came to the house to clean out the septic tank for the toilet and discovered the body of the infant.
Police said Muraoka has confessed to disposing of her son's body. Police said that Muraoka's family was unaware that she had been pregnant and that they did not know who the father of the baby was.© Japan Today