National / Crime & Legal Aug 5, 2014

Dead woman found in box on Tochigi roadside

Utsunomiya Tochigi Pref. The body of a woman in her 20s or 30s was found in a corrugated carton on a roadside in Sano, Tochigi Prefecture, according to police. The body, which was found at around 11:20 a.m. Monday, did not have noticeable injuries. The woman ...

National Nov 28, 2013

Japanese man arrested for killing ex-girlfriend near Tokyo

Police on Thursday took into custody a man who admitted stabbing his former girlfriend to death the day before in Chiba Prefecture. The suspect, whose name was not immediately released, was apprehended at a ferry terminal on Hachijo Island around 285 km south of Tokyo. The ...