Chiba cops: Corpse found on reclamation site

Workers found a body within a pile of garbage at a reclamation site in Midori Ward

A corpse was found at a reclamation site in Chiba City
A corpse was found at a reclamation site in Chiba City

CHIBA (TR) – Chiba Prefectural Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a corpse on a reclamation site in a residential area of Chiba City, reports TBS News (June 10).

At about 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, workers tipped off police about the discovery of skeletal remains within a pile of plastic sheeting a futon and other refuse at the site, located in Midori Ward.

The body, which is of unknown gender, was clothed in a dark long-sleeve shirt and white pants.

Police are now working to identify the body.

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