• Kyodo


Police said Saturday they have launched a search, based on the confessions of two detained men, for the body of a 70-year-old Japanese tourist who disappeared in January in the central province of Cebu.

The police said they are scouring the shores of Catmon, a coastal town north of the provincial capital of Cebu, for any trace of Ryohei Sato, from Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, who vanished Jan. 30.

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