Tokyo police placed a 28-year-old man on a nationwide wanted list Thursday after store security cameras captured him using the bank card of a woman who was found slain in her apartment in Toshima Ward last week.

The suspect was identified as Nozomi Kuroda, formerly of the Self-Defense Forces and now of no fixed address. He is initially being sought for alleged theft, after having withdrawn some 260,000 yen from the bank account of Kyoko Sekino, 22, but investigators believe he can shed light on her death.

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