Police in Chiryu, Aichi Prefecture, said Thursday that a man whose body was found in a ditch along a rural road on Wednesday, had 10 stab wounds.
Police identified the victim as Masahiro Miura, 29, an unemployed resident of Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, TV Tokai reported. A man walking his dog along the road at around 6 a.m. saw a car with the left front tire hanging over the ditch after it crashed through a wire fence, and called police.
When police arrived and searched the area near the car, the found Miura’s body, covered with grass and soil, in the ditch. Police said he had been stabbed in the upper body and face. His upper body was bare.
Police said the car belonged to Miura and that he was last seen alive at around 5 p.m. on Tuesday.© Japan Today