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Chilean authorities are likely to hand over to France in early July a man suspected of killing a female Japanese student in response to an extradition request from French prosecutors, a document from Chilean prosecutors and other sources showed Monday.

Four French police officials are expected to arrive in Santiago on around July 7 to extradite Nicolas Zepeda Contreras, according to the document submitted to the Chilean top court. Zepeda, 29, is suspected of killing Narumi Kurosaki, a student from the University of Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture, in France in 2016.

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