79-year-old man arrested for disposal of brother's corpse
News On Japan via Japan Today -- Aug 29
Police said Tuesday they have arrested a 79-year-old man over the unauthorized disposal of his brother's corpse in Gunma Prefecture.
According to police, the body of a 71-year-old Nagano man was discovered in a mountain forest in Tsumagoi on Aug 22. The man's brother, with whom he lived, was questioned by police and told investigators that he didn't have enough money for a funeral ceremony, so he dumped his brother's body in the forest, TBS reported.
Police said the dead man had been ill and bedridden since early August before passing away on Aug 21.
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