Girl's bound body found in Osaka parking lot

National / Crime & Legal Aug 17, 2015

Girl's bound body found in Osaka parking lot

The body of a girl — arms tied behind her back, her face nearly completely covered with duct tape and with over 30 knife wounds — was recently discovered in an Osaka Prefecture parking lot, and a security camera recorded two suspicious vehicles stopping ...

Negligence in parking carousel death suspected

National Jan 24, 2014

Negligence in parking carousel death suspected

An elderly woman who died Thursday after apparently being crushed in a mechanical parking garage in Inazawa, Aichi Prefecture, has triggered a police safety review of such facilities amid allegations of negligence. The woman, identified as Harue Marutani, 84, was found pinned under a car-carrying ...