Police have arrested a woman in Saitama Prefecture on suspicion of murdering her 3-year-old daughter.
According to police, 34-year-old Niina Narita was arrested for the murder of her youngest daughter, Uta, at her home in Tokorozawa on Tuesday afternoon. TBS reported that Narita, who lived with her husband and two daughters, contacted emergency services to report that she had strangled her daughter to death. Paramedics took Uta to a nearby hospital where she was confirmed dead.
Police say Narita was home alone with Uta at the time of the incident. Narita has confessed to the murder, but gave no motive, TBS quoted police as saying.© Japan Today