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Fukuoka: Male corpse found between buildings

FUKUOKA (TR) – Fukuoka Prefectural Police have launched an investigation after the discovery of the body of a 57-year-old man in Kasuga City, reports TV Asahi (Aug. 23).

At around 11:00 a.m., a male passerby tipped off police about the discovery of the body up against a fence separating two apartment buildings.

Officers arriving at the scene later confirmed the body as belonging to Tokuya Kamimura, a nearby resident. Aside from grazes to the feet, the body did not exhibit signs of external wounds.

The body of a man was found between two buildings in Kasuga City on Thursday (Twitter)

According to police, Kamimura lives with his mother, aged in her 80s. He was last seen at around 1:00 a.m. that same day.

Police are now investigating how Kamimura wound up between the buildings. The case is being treated as the result of foul play or an accident.