Police said Sunday that the body of a baby girl was found in a river in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture.
According to police, a man fishing in the river noticed the body at about 10:30 a.m. Saturday and notified police, TV Asahi reported. The man told police that at first, he thought it was a doll floating.
Police said the baby was naked and appeared to be several months old. She had been dead for a couple of days, police said, according to TV Asahi. There were no external signs of injury on the body, they added.© Japan Today