May 31, 2008

JAPANESE WOMAN CAUGHT LIVING IN MAN’S CLOSET:

A homeless woman who sneaked into a man’s house and lived undetected in his closet for a year was arrested in Japan after he became suspicious when food mysteriously began disappearing. . . . The woman told police she had no place to live and first sneaked into the man’s house about a year ago when he left it unlocked.

She had moved a mattress into the small closet space and even took showers, Itakura said, calling the woman “neat and clean.”

I’m trying to put a housing crisis spin on this, but . . . .