Fukushima police dig for male corpse in riverbed after receiving tip
tokyoreporter.com -- Nov 09
After receiving a tip during an investigation, Fukushima Prefectural Police have begun digging for the body of a missing man in a riverbed in Aizuwakamatsu City, reports TV Asahi.

According to police, a male suspect, 39, accused of attempted blackmail revealed during questioning that he buried the body of the man, who disappeared last year, in the riverbed of the Agano River.

Police on Wednesday used a backhoe to excavate an area in a dry section of the riverbed. The case is being treated as abandoning a corpse.

福島県警が別の事件で逮捕した男が行方不明になっている男性の遺体を福島県会津若松市に埋めたと供述したことから捜索を始めました。 捜索が行われているのは会津若松市の河川敷です。
News sources: tokyoreporter.com, ANNnewsCH
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