TOTTORI (Kyodo) Foul play is suspected in the deaths of three men in the city of Tottori after sleep-inducing drugs were found in their bodies, police said Thursday.

One of the three is believed to have been in financial trouble with a woman in the city who was arrested earlier this month over a fraud case, prompting the police to investigate if the three had common associations.

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