Wakayama cops: Male corpse found in mountains

A male corpse has been discovered in the mountains of Wakayama Prefecture
A male corpse has been discovered in the mountains of Wakayama Prefecture

WAKAYAMA (TR) – Wakayama Prefectural Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a male corpse in a mountainous area of Tanabe City, reports Fuji News Network (Jan. 11).

At around noon on Tuesday, a cleaning crew alerted police after finding the body, wrapped in a blue tarp tied with a white vinyl cord, on a slope off a prefectural road located in the village of Ryujin.

Clothed in sweat pants and a long-sleeve shirt, the body did not exhibit any external wounds, according to the Yomiuri Shimbun (Jan. 10).

Police are now seeking to identify the body.

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