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Japan's latest apparent "black widow" case.

A 67-year-old millionairess has been arrested on suspicion of poisoning her husband with cyanide as it emerged six former partners had already died, in Japan's latest apparent "black widow" case. Chisako Kakehi has been the beneficiary of a combined 800 million yen ($6.8 million) over the last two decades, Jiji Press said--insurance money and other assets she received after the seven men's deaths. Husband number four Isao Kakehi fell sick suddenly at home and was confirmed dead at a hospital in December last year, less than two months after the couple married. An autopsy found highly toxic cyanide compounds in his blood.

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Title Annotation:TOKYO, Japan
Publication:The Filipino Post
Date:Nov 27, 2014
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