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Body of missing husband found buried in concrete after wife files false divorce papers

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A 44-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of abandoning a corpse and filing false divorce papers after the body of her missing husband was found buried in concrete at their apartment in Kasumigaura, Ibaraki Prefecture.

According to police, Miho Ujiie, the wife of a missing 33-year-old man, filed a missing persons report in March, Fuji TV reported. However, at around the same time, she also submitted fake divorce registration papers at the municipal office.

Ujiie was arrested on July 18 on suspicion of forging the divorce papers after officials became suspicious of the handwriting. Following a police search of her apartment, the body of her husband was found buried in concrete.

Police are questioning Ujiie on the circumstances surrounding her husband’s death.

Local media quoted one neighbor as saying: “I got goosebumps when I heard the story and am in shock.” Another neighbor described her as a “bold” woman.

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hell hath no fury......

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Will be interesting to see a follow up to this.

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Like the guy the other day who buried his spouse in his mom's yard, perhaps these criminal masterminds could think of better places to dispose of their victims. "The police will never check here!"

That said, living with corpses seems to be increasingly popular of late so maybe they want to stay close.

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Where does one bury a body in concrete in an apartment I wonder.

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And a bag of concrete is a heavy thing to carry too.

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Another day, another gruesome family murder in Japan. Meh?

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@Kobe...geez.. I made the same comment on an other article before seeing yours....yes indeed - no fury like a woman scorned....

Burying in concrete at an apartment. I am trying to imagine this scenario.

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And how many of these cases are not found out?... Beware of concrete.

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Morbid. There was concrete evidence foul play was involved. Where in the heck are you going to float concrete with a body encased, in a Japanese aparto?

The balcony?

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How did they find a body buried in concrete? This story lacks a lot of detail you'd see in any other country.

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Another neighbor described her as a “bold” woman.

Yeah, wow.

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Nothing raises a red flag like filing divorce papers a day after you report your spouse missing. I wonder why she did that? Not as though he was coming back.

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Was the theme to "The GodFather" playing in the background ?

I guess she started off measuring him up for concrete shoes, then slowly turned it into a concrete coffin.

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Dumb broad - She was Supposed to get him to sign the papers before killing him!

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officials became suspicious of the handwriting.

Too feminine and not scruffy enough?

Hats off to whoever followed up on a hunch.

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Bold woman? Nothing justifies murder!

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She was Supposed to get him to sign the papers before killing him!

That does not make sense. Usually you register a fake marriage in order to inherit.

The balcony?

For the English girl, the guy hid the body in a big plant container and sealed it. Well, that's not... sustainable.

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next time you drive over a speed hump in the middle of the street, take your time and just think,

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