Plane with Chilean man facing murder charge over Japanese student lands in France
Japan Times -- Jul 25
A plane carrying a Chilean man accused of murdering a Japanese student in France nearly four years ago landed at a Paris airport Friday morning as part of his extradition process.

Nicolas Zepeda, 29, had been under house arrest at his mother’s apartment in the resort of Viña del Mar, 120 km (75 miles) northwest of Santiago. He is charged in France with premeditated murder in the alleged 2016 slaying of Narumi Kurosaki, 21. The body of the Japanese woman, who was living on the Besancon university campus, was never found despite a months-long search.

Zepeda was turned over to French officials Thursday on the Paris-bound plane, which landed at 11:12 a.m. at Charles de Gaulle Airport. His extradition was approved by Chile’s Supreme Court in May, but was delayed because of the coronavirus crisis and the cancellation of many international flights.

Kurosaki disappeared in the early hours of Dec. 5, 2016, from her apartment in France. Zepeda returned to Chile before her disappearance was investigated.

フランス東部ブザンソンに留学していた筑波大生黒崎愛海さんが2016年に行方不明となった事件で、同国検察当局は23日、殺人容疑で国際手配した元交際相手のチリ人ニコラス・セペダ容疑者(29)の身柄が、チリの首都サンティアゴでフランス側に引き渡されたと明らかにした。フランスのメディアが伝えた。
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