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Body parts found in dry riverbed in Hyogo

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Parts of a human body have been found in a dry riverbed in Hyogo Prefecture, police said Tuesday.

According to police, the body parts were found in the dry riverbed of the Inagawa River located in Higashikuwazu, Itami City, at around 2 p.m. on Monday by a male passerby, When police arrived at the scene, they found dismembered arms and legs, Fuji TV reported. A head and torso were found on Tuesday.

Police said both dismembered forearms were from the elbows to the fingertips and lower legs were cut from the knees to the feet. Furthermore, the feet had socks on them.

Police said the victim was a young adult man.

The dry riverbed where the dismembered body parts were discovered is located 500 meters from JR Itami Station, under a bridge on a highway.

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Probably related to this ... https://www.japantoday.com/category/crime/view/dismembered-body-found-in-choshi-port-is-33-year-old-man-from-ibaraki

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morbid. really morbid

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Wow! This is horrifying!

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How many times have dismembered bodies been found in Japan this year? My count is five or six, including the junior high school girl who cut up her classmate. There was one in Choshi Chiba just a fortnight or so ago. Yeah, the murder rate might be lower than some other countries, but it's made up for by macabreness. Bodies in suitcases left in train station lockers, many bodies stashed in wardrobes and now, a spate of dismembered bodies. Tokyo, you have a problem! This 'safety Japan' label is quickly wearing off.

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I think the location and the condition of these remains are significant. Who ever did this is sending a message.

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Gimme a "Y", gimme an "A", gimme a "K", Gimme a.......

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Gangs are bad people, never forget that. You play with the devil, your life is going to hell in a handbasket

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