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Body of man with Y400,000 in pocket found in Tokyo river

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The body of a man was found in a river in Tokyo's Koto Ward on Friday morning. Police said there was 400,000 yen in his pocket, TV Asahi reported.

According to police, the man appeared to be in his 70s. His throat was cut and he had bruises around his eyes.

The body was spotted by a local resident who was walking along the river at around 6:20 a.m.

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Very sad.. May his soul rest in peace.

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Strange! So they just kill this guy and don't even bother to steal steal his ¥¥$$?? WTF?? Only in Japan???????

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Elbuda, what if the motive was revenge or hatred and not robbery?

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^ either that, or the money was left there to apologise for the inconvenience.

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Was the money in a billfold or just 'in his pocket', I wonder.

Alistair could be right. The money could have been left there for his funeral expenses.

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The body was spotted by a local resident who was walking along the river

What a way to start a day. I feel for the person who discovered the body. RIP to the old man too

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This sounds like a revenge or STFU murder. Mayve he was a CI or a snitch. Someone was really angry and had a lot of hatred towards him not to even want his money.

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Elbuda:

" Strange! So they just kill this guy and don't even bother to steal steal his ¥¥$$ "

Not every murder is related to robbery. And very obviously this one is not.

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suicide i reckon.

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@WillB

Very fishy circumstances, a 70 year old man with bruises around his eyes and throat slashed with money in his pocket. Not your everyday alleged murder crime scene here. More to follow on upcoming JT blogs.

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definitely hate crime, not the racial kind...someone who hated him... almost wanna say woman killer

punched in the face beforehand to get him in a compromising position so as to have better access to his jugular

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cramp.... sickening. This guy was messed up pretty bad.

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@ Corner.................suicide i reckon

By cutting your own throat ? You have been watching way too many samurai flicks ( but those tanto are very sharp )

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@oberst i think he forgot the sarcasm button.

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Oberst:

look up "sarcasm" in a dictionary.

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