Kashiwazaki Apartment Cut Body Arrested a 48-year-old resident on suspicion of abandoning the body October 23, 4:17

A 48-year-old resident who had been out of contact appeared at a police station in Tokyo in the case where the body of a severed man was found in a room in an apartment in Kashiwazaki City, Niigata Prefecture, and the Niigata Prefectural Police abandoned the body. I was arrested on suspicion.

In response to the investigation, he stated that the body was a relative.

The person arrested was Kazuo Sato (48), a rebar worker in Kamiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo.

On October 19, a severed corpse in a costume case was found in a room on the first floor of an apartment in Kashiwazaki City, Niigata Prefecture.

According to police, the body is a man in his 40s to 50s who has been dead for more than half a year.

The rent payment for the room at the site had been delayed since March, and I could not contact Sato who was moving in, but on the 22nd, I appeared at the Ikebukuro police station in Tokyo and was involved in the case. He was arrested on suspicion of abandoning his body because he admitted that.

According to the investigators, the body has been stated to be a relative, so the police will proceed to confirm the identity and investigate the details of the death.