OSAKA — An executive of a real estate firm was sentenced to 15 years in prison for murdering an 81-year-old woman who refused to vacate her house, which stood in the middle of a condominium construction site.

Yoshihiro Nakano, 56, was accused of conspiring with his acquaintance, Yoji Morita, 54, to kill Koharu Miyahata in Higashinari Ward, Osaka, and dump her body in the sea.

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