Body parts, including man's head and both arms and feet, were found scattered along the shore of Lake Biwa in 2008
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One of the 47 administrative districts of Japan
Investigator said, 'Since there is a possibility that the body was brought in from outside the prefecture, we are seeking any available information'
Officer told police before his arrest, 'I shot him because I was abused'
Police initially thought remains were from an animal
Suspect told police, 'We experienced discord in our relationship for some time'
Burned charcoal briquettes were discovered in the back seat
Suspect told police that he laced each cigarette with between 0.3 and 0.5 grams of mercury
Akihiro Watanabe, 31, was beaten, confined and deprived of food over a four-day period before his death due to pneumonia
Suspect became a person of interest for police from the payment receipt he left with the victim
Police suspect 54-year-old man killed both of his parents before taking his own life by hanging