KYOTO (TR) – Kyoto Prefectural Police are questioning a 43-year-old man after a decayed corpse likely belonging to a male acquaintance was found in an apartment in Kyoto’s Ukyo Ward, reports Nippon News Network (Oct. 12).
On Tuesday afternoon, police working on a tip entered the residence and found the heavily decayed body inside a bathtub. The body is likely that of the male occupant, aged in his 70s, of the residence.
Police were alerted to the scene after a person had been unable to contact the resident.
During questioning, the man has hinted at playing a role in the killing of the resident. Police expect to arrest the man on suspicion of abandoning a corpse.