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Woman Arrested in Korea After Children Found Dead in Suitcases in New Zealand

Investigators work at a scene after bodies were discovered in suitcases, in Auckland, New Zealand. 

Investigators work at a scene after bodies were discovered in suitcases, in Auckland, New Zealand. 

Photographer: Dean Purcell/New Zealand Herald/AP Photo

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Seoul, South Korea (AP) -- A woman was arrested in South Korea on Thursday on two murder charges from New Zealand, where the bodies of two long-dead children were found last month in abandoned suitcases, authorities said.

Authorities didn't immediately say if the 42-year-old suspect was the dead children's mother. New Zealand police had earlier told their South Korean counterparts that the mother might be living in South Korea.