• Kyodo


A 55-year-old man was found dead at his home in western Tokyo on Friday with more than 30 stab wounds while the property appeared to have been ransacked, prompting police to investigate it as a case of robbery-murder.

Kazuhiro Futaoka’s body was found on the bed in a second-floor room of his home in Higashikurume. A window near the front door had been broken and rooms were ransacked, the police said.

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