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Fukushima cops launch search for decontamination worker’s body

The construction yard in Iwate City
The construction yard in Iwate City
FUKUSHIMA (TR) – Fukushima Prefectural Police have started to excavate a yard in Iwaki City after receiving a tip about the burial of a man’s corpse, reports Fuji News Network (May 16).

On Sunday, investigators using a backhoe began digging on the premises of a construction company, located in the Hisanohama area, after receiving a tip that the body of a male decontamination employee had been buried there in the fall of last year.

During the work, police discovered items belonging to the man. The search for his body is expected to continue today.

Police suspect that the case is the result of a crime involving by six male decontamination employees.