This month, police identified the scapula of a person found in the mountains of Doshi Village, Yamanashi Prefecture, as belonging to Misaki Ogura, a first grader at the time, who went missing at a nearby campsite three years ago as a result of DNA testing. Then, on the night of the 14th, he announced that he had decided that he had died.

Police continued the search on the 15th, but found no new clues.

On the 23rd of last month, a part of the bone of a human head was found in the mountains of Doshi Village, Yamanashi Prefecture, and a subsequent search found the scapula on the 4th of this month.

As a result of an appraisal of this scapula, police said that the DNA type matched Misaki Ogura of Narita City, Chiba Prefecture, who was a first grader at the time and was missing at a nearby campsite three years ago.14 Announced day and night.

And it is said that Misaki was judged to have died from the parts found.

The cause of death is unknown.

Police searched along the river where bones were found in the posture of about 40 people on the 15th after dawn, but no new clues were found.

The police will continue the search after the 16th, and will proceed with the investigation in terms of both the incident and the accident, such as re-examining the route leading from the campsite to the area around the swamp.

Volunteers participating in the search Join hands around the campsite

Volunteers who had participated in the search visited the area around the campsite where Misaki Ogura went missing on the 15th, and joined hands.

Of these, four volunteers from Tokyo and Kanagawa stood side by side in front of the regulation line in front of the search site, and after giving a bow, they quietly joined hands.

A 65-year-old man from Kanagawa Prefecture said, "I've been looking for two and a half years, but I can't help myself and I still have regrets. I don't really want Misaki-chan, but the appraisal results have come out. I can't say it, "he said with a choked voice.

A 41-year-old man from Tokyo said, "I'm sorry I couldn't return home early because I thought like my own child, and thank you for coming out over the years. I can only express that much in words. "

In addition, a 37-year-old woman from Kanagawa Prefecture said, "I couldn't help but watch the news and all the volunteers got together. I hope I can continue to be close to my family." ..