• Kyodo


The torso and part of a thigh bone of a beheaded female college student from Shimane Prefecture have been found on a mountain in Hiroshima Prefecture near the site where her head was found last week, police said Monday.

A joint Shimane and Hiroshima prefectural police investigation squad said they confirmed the torso and thigh bone are that of Miyako Hiraoka, 19, a freshman at the University of Shimane, who had not been seen since finishing her shift the evening of Oct. 26 at the restaurant where she worked part time.

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