Man arrested for abandoning body of university student in Sapporo

SAPPORO, Oct 14 (Japan Today) - A 53-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of abandoning the body of a female university student at his home in Sapporo, Hokkaido, over the weekend.

Isamu Ono has admitted to the charge and made statements implying that he also killed the woman, according to Hokkaido police, who said the woman was strangled and died last Tuesday.

Ono is suspected of leaving the body of Yuina Segawa, a 22-year-old university student in Otaru, Hokkaido, inside his residence at around 2 p.m., Saturday.

Segawa's family had filed a missing person's report on Friday afternoon as they became unable to reach her after she left home on Oct 3. Segawa had told them where she was headed, according to the police. ...continue reading


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