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A woman believed to be a Japanese national has been found dead in her apartment in Jakarta, and while the cause of death was unconfirmed, preliminary investigations indicate she may have been murdered, according to police and a Japanese Embassy official.

I Ketut Sudarma, a local police chief in South Jakarta, said Tuesday that the body, believed to be that of a 28-year-old employee in the research and development department of an Indonesian-Japanese joint venture, was found on her bed Monday in the Casa Grande Apartments in South Jakarta.

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