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Osaka: Man found with burns later dies

OSAKA (TR) – Osaka Prefectural Police launched an investigation after a man found with burns over his body at a residence in Osaka City later died, reports TBS News (Dec. 29).

At around 2:50 a.m. on Tuesday, a male acquaintance of the man alerted emergency services. Personnel arriving at the sixth-floor apartment in Naniwa Ward found the man lying face-up at the entrance.

The man was in a state of cardiac arrest upon transport to a hospital. However, he was later confirmed dead, police said.

A man found with burns over his body in Naniwa Ward early Tuesday later died (Twitter)

The man is believed to be in his 30s. The interior of his residence showed no signs of having been ransacked, police said.

Upon the arrival of authorities, the acquaintance was not present. Police are seeking his whereabouts to question him about the case, which is being treated as the result of foul play.