• Kyodo


Two people whose bodies were found Monday in the burned house of Mabuchi Motor Co. President Takaichi Mabuchi were strangled before being set on fire, investigators said Tuesday.

The bodies are believed to be Mabuchi’s wife, Etsuko, 66, and daughter, Yuka, 40.

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