A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two kids were found dead in suitcases bought at a Storage Wars-style auction.
A 42-year-old woman has now been arrested in Coreia do Sul.
She has been charged with two counts of murder after the youngsters were found on August 11 in Manurewa, Auckland.
Cops have asked for her to be extradited back to New Zealand to face charges as she remains in custody.
Detective Inspector Tofilau Faamanuia Vaaelua said: “NZ Police have applied to have her extradited back to New Zealand to face the charges and have requested she remain in custody whilst awaiting the completion of the extradition process.
"Enquanto isso, there is a number of inquiries to be completed both in New Zealand and overseas.”
The woman was snared by cops under a warrant from Korean Courts after police contacted Interpol.
It comes after it was revealed the dad of two dead children died of cancer.
The Korean-born New Zealander arrived in South Korea in 2018 and has not left the Asian country since then.
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But police have now revealed her husband died of cancer in 2017, Stuff.co.nz relatado.
The couple were both from Seoul, South Korea but married in New Zealand.
The two children who were found in the cases are a girl born in 2009 and a boy born in 2012.
Their remains were discovered by a family sifting through the contents of an abandoned storage unit in New Zealand after they won it in an auction.
Cops arrived at their house in Auckland after being called in by the shaken buyers, como neighbours reported a hideous smell coming from the home.
A murder investigation was launched on August 12, and police confirmed the family who found the bodies were not connected to the deaths.