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Daughter-in-law held over strangling

POLICE in Putuo District are investigating reports that an 82-year-old woman was strangled by her daughter-in-law, officers said yesterday.

The victim's son, Lu, returned his apartment on Jinshajiang Road about 10am on Monday after a walk and found his mother, surnamed Yang, suffocated, neighbors at the residential neighborhood said.

Lu's wife, whose name has not been released, was with his mother while he was out, according to Lu. When he returned to the apartment she told him that she had already called the police.

Medical staff who attended declared Yang dead at the scene, police said, and they took Lu's wife into custody.

Police said that the woman had a history of mental disease and her mental condition would be appraised.


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