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55-year-old woman arrested after body of brother found at their home

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Police in Osaka on Sunday arrested a 55-year-old woman on suspicion of abandoning the body of her 59-year-old brother who apparently committed suicide at their apartment.

According to police, Junko Kitahata left the body of her brother Masayuki in their apartment in Kita Ward for nearly six weeks, Sankei Shimbun reported. Kitahata turned herself in at a nearby koban (police box) at around 7 p.m. on Saturday night.

Kitahata was quoted by police as saying that when her brother did not come out of his room on the morning of April 12, she went into his room and was shocked to find he had apparently hanged himself.  

Police went to the apartment on Saturday night and found the decaying body of Masayuki covered with a bath towel and newspapers, lying on his side on a mattress. Above him, tied to the ceiling was a cord that police believe he used to hang himself.

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Have mercy on her. There must be a back story to this.

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I have seen dead decaying bodies...the smell is HORRIBLE! How can someone live with that for so long?

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Another day another family murder in japan

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Again?

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Another day another one.

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Hanging is mess as the insides come out. Can be scary sight and traumatic for someone that has never seen before.

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foreignbrotherhoodarmyToday  07:29 am JST

Another day another family murder in japan

Evidence points to suicide, if you have evidence to the contrary then you need to tell someone.

bakakumaToday  08:24 am JST

Hanging is mess as the insides come out. Can be scary sight and traumatic for someone that has never seen before.

Not always, depends on the length of the drop, defecation and urination are usual but not "insides".

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You demand to do everything CO2 neutral, but if someone does, you again start complaining… lol

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Another day another family murder in japan

Consider the size of the population in Japan. Then, compare it to other populous nations. Read stories from other countries and I'll bet you find similar stories.

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Another day another family murder in japan

Kitahata was quoted by police as saying that when her brother did not come out of his room on the morning of April 12, she went into his room and was shocked to find he had apparently hanged himself.

If only some people would actually read!

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