Construction worker finds human skeleton during road repairs
Japan Today -- Apr 24
A construction worker performing repairs on sound-deadening walls installed along the Tomei Expressway in Kanagawa Prefecture on Monday removed one of the panels and got a grisly surprise: a headless human skeleton.
According to Kanagawa prefectural police, a 46-year-old male construction worker was engaged in replacing panels on the wall. He removed an outer panel about six meters up on the wall and found the skeletal remains behind it.
Since only the bones remained, it has not yet been possible to determine the sex of the victim. The head was also missing. The skeleton was discovered wearing a sweater and pants, but no shoes.
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