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Tokyo cops: Man drives girlfriend’s body to police station in trunk

Seigo Nakamachi brought the body of his dating partner to Ayase Police Station in the trunk of his car (Nippon News Network)

TOKYO (TR) – Police arrested a man here on Friday for bringing the body of his girlfriend into a police station in Adachi Ward, the Sankei Shimbun reports (Nov. 12).

Seigo Nakamachi, 61, was arrested after he walked into the Ayase Police Station and claimed he “brought a body,” which was that of Mikiko Okada, 56, found in the trunk of his car at around 8:00 p.m., police said.

Nakamachi, who has been charged with abandoning a corpse, admits to the allegations. According to TV Asahi, was quoted by police as saying Okada was “dead when I woke up in a hotel room [this morning] in Chiba Prefecture.”

With the body not exhibiting any external wounds, police suspect that she died a natural death. However, police will await the results of an autopsy

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