Police in Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture, on Saturday arrested two brothers on suspicion of abandoning the body of their 59-year-old father at their home.
According to police, Junya Nagata, 31, a part-time worker, and his 29-year-old unemployed brother Yasu, have admitted to the charge. They were quoted as saying their father died around mid-August.
The body was discovered on Friday after a city welfare official, concerned at not having heard from the man for some time, visited the home.
Police said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.© Japan Today