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85-year-old woman found strangled to death at home in Nagano Prefecture

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Police in Ina, Nagano Prefecture, said an 85-year-old woman has been found strangled to death at her home.

Local media reported that the body of Kinuyo Hara, who lived alone, was found on the floor inside her home just before 6 p.m. on Dec 3 by a friend who had come to visit her.  

An autopsy determined the cause of death was asphyxiation due to strangulation. 

Police said there were signs that rooms in Hara’s apartment had been searched. Several burglary cases have occurred in the area recently, police said.

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In the event that a thief becomes a murderer for a few yen, the investigation must be taken very seriously and not given up until he is caught.

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Hopefully when the low life is caught, he will be subject to the death penalty.

I thought Japan was one of the safest countries in the world???

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I thought Japan was one of the safest countries in the world???

It still is. Sadly, even in one of the safest countries in the world, crimes like the one above can still happen.

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WOW 85 years old is a good life and some scumbag is on the lose living a life of crime. I hope they find him/her and what ever they took from Kinuyo Hara would never replace her life. Why is it that this old lady could not live a peaceful life and go out on her own. Yes she lived alone, perhaps didn't bother anyone but some one knew this and took advantage for their own greed signs point to her rooms in Hara’s apartment had been searched and several burglary have been reported in the area recently. This tells me the person who did this perhaps knew her and went a littler further as to killing her. My thinking is the person lives in the area and getting more aggressive in his break ins. If he did it once he will do it again and eventually get caught.

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I thought Japan was one of the safest countries in the world???

And it is, Japan is one of the safest countries in the world.

Much safer than the vast majority of western countries. Whether you like it or not..

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