OTSU, Shiga Pref. (Kyodo) A 40-year-old man was arrested Friday on suspicion of killing a woman who worked under him by dumping her in an outdoor sludge tank in Shiga Prefecture last week, police said.

Shigenari Morita from Maibara, Shiga Prefecture, allegedly hit Noriko Ogawa, a 28-year-old office worker from nearby Nagahama, on the head with an object before throwing her into the tank sometime between June 10 and 12, they said.

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