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Police arrested a 47-year-old man on Wednesday in connection with the death and dismemberment of a 6-year-old Kobe girl who went missing nearly two weeks ago.

The man, Yasuhiro Kimino, was living near the wooded area where police found Mirei Ikuta’s head and other severed body parts.

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