Aichi: 2 women arrested after female acquaintance's corpse found in forest
tokyoreporter.com -- Feb 26
Aichi Prefectural Police have arrested two women for allegedly abandoning the corpse of a female acquaintance in a forest in Toyota City earlier this month, reports the Sankei Shimbun

On Sunday, officers working off information provided by one of the suspects found the body of the acquaintance, believed to be in her 20s or 30s, in the Asugawacho area. The body was clothed in a gray long-sleeve shirt and black skirt.

According to the Naka Police Station in Nagoya, the suspects - Noriko Kadota, 36, and Kazuyo Ishikawa, 34, - admit to the allegations, saying they carried the body by car to the forest.

A woman's corpse was found in forest in Toyota City on Sunday (NHK) Prior to the discovery, an acquaintance of Kadota, who is employed at a fuzoku (adult entertainment) business, tipped off police, saying, "My friend killed a person."

During questioning of both suspects, Kadota revealed the location of the body to police.

In addition confirming the identity of the body, police are investigating the circumstances that led to her death.

女性の遺体を愛知県豊田市の山中に遺棄したとして、30代の女2人が逮捕されました。 愛知県稲沢市の風俗店員・門田典子容疑者(36)と名古屋市の無職・石川一代容疑者(34)は4日ごろ、共通の知人とみられる20代から30代くらいの女性の遺体を山中に遺棄した疑いが持たれています。
News sources: tokyoreporter.com, ANNnewsCH
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