Body of 7-year-old boy found floating in sea
Japan Today -- Apr 29
The body of a 7-year-old boy was found floating in the sea at a port in Kirishima, Kagoshima Prefecture, on Sunday morning.

According to police, a passerby spotted the body near a sea wall at around 8 a.m. and notified police, Fuji TV reported. The boy was confirmed dead at the scene.

Police said there were no external signs of injury on the body which was fully clothed and that it appeared the boy drowned.

The boy’s mother had noticed he was missing when she got up and called police.

Police believe the boy might have been walking or running along the edge of the pier when he fell into the water.

鹿児島県霧島市の港で7歳の男の子が海に浮いているのが見つかり、死亡が確認されました。 警察によりますと、28日午前8時すぎ、霧島市の隼人港で「子どもが浮いている」と通行人から110番通報がありました。
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