AICHI (TR) – Aichi Prefectural Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a male corpse with a stab wound inside a vehicle in Seto City, reports the Chunichi Shimbun (Aug. 1).
At 9:50 a.m. on Monday, a construction worker notified police after finding the man collapsed inside the vehicle, parked along a mountain road a few hundred meters from Jokoji Park.
Officers from the Seto Police Station arriving at the scene found the man, believed to be in his 70s, seated in the front seat with a stab wound to his abdomen. Police suspect that he died a few hours before the discovery.
An investigation in underway to determine the man’s identity and the cause of death.
Police are treating the case as the result of a suicide or foul play.