29 Jun '12, 11am

Baby dead 'for a day' as Japan mother chats on net

TOKYO (AFP) - A woman whose baby boy lay dead for nearly a day while she chatted on Internet forums has been arrested in Japan, media and police said on Friday. Yumiko Takahashi knew that 19-month-old Neo was running a high fever when she checked on him on the afternoon of June 24 2011, but left him lying on his bed untended, police said. A post mortem examination revealed Neo had died around 2pm (1pm Singapore time) on June 26th, police said. His mother found his lifeless body the following morning, newspaper reports said. Takahashi, 29, was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of child neglect and causing death, a spokesman for police in Otsu, western Japan said on Friday, adding that the lag had been due to officers 'carrying out the necessary investigations'. Takahashi, whose first child died a few days after birth and who lost another son in a fall from an apartment balc...

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