AICHI (TR) – Aichi Prefectural Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a corpse floating in a canal in Nagoya’s Minato Ward, reports the Chunichi Shimbun (Oct. 10).
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on Monday, a male boater in the Nakagawa Canal alerted police after finding a male corpse floating face-up near the Iroha Bridge, located in the Kawaguchicho area.
According to officers from the Minato Police Station, the body, which was clothed in a gray jacket, black pants and athletic shoes, did not exhibit any external wounds.
The person is believed to be aged between 20 and 50. It is estimated that he died several days ago.
Police are now working to confirm the identity of the body and determine the cause of death.