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CHIBA (Kyodo) A 21-year-old man arrested on suspicion of abandoning the body of a 5-year-old girl in September in Togane, Chiba Prefecture, has indicated that he submerged the girl in bathwater in his condominium, investigative sources said Sunday.

Police are searching for further evidence to verify his remarks by collecting hairs from the bathroom and conducting DNA tests, the sources said.

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