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Oita: Corpse of woman found along highway

OITA (TR) – Oita Prefectural Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a woman’s corpse in Saiki City on Friday, reports Kyodo News (Aug. 3).

At around 4:45 p.m., a male passerby to a national highway in the Yayoi Oaza Koda area tipped off police about the body, which was lying face-up at the edge of the road.

The woman was confirmed dead at the scene. An examination of the body revealed bone fractures, with one to the right foot, police said.

A woman’s corpse was found along a highway in Saiki City on Friday (Twitter)

The woman stood around 150 centimeters tall. She was dressed in a blue short-sleeve t-shirt and black sweat pants.

Police are treating the case as the result of foul play.