• Kyodo News


The number of men who have died under suspicious circumstances possibly linked to a Tottori Prefecture woman arrested last week over a fraud case has reached six, investigative sources said Saturday.

Investigators have found that a prefectural police officer found hanged in February 2007 was an acquaintance of a 35-year-old woman at the center of a series of recently reported deaths.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.