Brazil Arrested 18-year-old man on suspicion of murder of missing Japanese woman body November 18, 13:13

A woman's body was found in Goias, in the Midwestern part of Brazil, on the 16th, and local police identified her as a 43-year-old Japanese woman who had disappeared.

Police arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of murder, and admitted that he had "attacked for money" in response to the investigation.

According to police in the state of Goias in the Midwestern part of Brazil, on the 15th of this month, police and fire departments searched after being informed that "the whereabouts of a Japanese woman I knew were unknown", and the next day, the body of a woman was found in the mountains. Found.

The body was confirmed to be Mr. Hitomi Akamatsu (43), whose whereabouts were missing, and as a result of the police proceeding with an investigation based on the images of a security camera near the scene, an 18-year-old man was suspected of murder. I was arrested.

In response to a police investigation, the man admitted the charges, saying, "I attacked a woman on the 10th of this month to get money to buy drugs, but I strangled her because of the noise." is.

According to police, Mr. Akamatsu has been living in Brazil for about two years, and the Japanese embassy in Brasilia, the capital, said, "We are aware of the information that a Japanese woman in her 40s is missing. We are checking detailed information and will provide appropriate support to our families. "