A Japanese woman at the centre of a multiple murder case who reportedly coerced people into starving family members to death has been found dead in her cell, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
A picture released by Hyogo police on November 7, 2012 shows Miyoko Sumida, 64, the main suspect in the muder case after three decaying corpses were found in an empty house in Hyogo prefecture, western Japan. Sumida has been found dead in her cell, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
Miyoko Sumida, 64, was the chief suspect in a probe that has transfixed low-crime Japan since three decaying corpses were discovered in an empty house where she once lived.
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