Body of missing school girl found in Mie
Jiji Press -- Sep 01
Police have discovered a female body in Mie Prefecture, western Japan, and identified it as that of a missing 15-year-old girl who lost contact with her family on Sunday.

The body, found with almost no clothing in grass in the town of Asahi on Thursday afternoon, had signs of decay but no major surface wounds, according to the Mie prefectural police department.

On Friday, the police identified the corpse as that of Hiromi Terawa, a junior high school girl from the neighboring city of Yokkaichi.

三重・朝日町の空き地で29日、女子中学生とみられる遺体が見つかった事件で、警察は­、現地に引きずられたような跡がないことなどから、被害者は、現場で殺害された可能性­もあるとみて調べている。
Sources: Jiji Press, FNNnewsCH
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