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Decaying body found at Nagoya’s Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens

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An employee at Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Nagoya found a decaying body on Tuesday, police said Wednesday.

According to police, the corpse, whose gender and age are as yet undetermined, was found at around 3:25 p.m. in a forest area of the park, Kyodo News reported.  

Staff at Higashiyama Zoo and police said the body was on a slope near a pathway where anyone can walk without paying an entrance fee. A park visitor reported a strange odor to an employee who found the body.

Police said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

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OMG! how could nobody notice this before? How incredibly ghastly for the poor employee who had to see the deceased

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Why is this classed as a crime then JT?

Police said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

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Who is saying it is a crime? Apart from you, that is.

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Who is saying it is a crime? Apart from you, that is.

JT is, considering that it is the CRIME section.

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I guess if you're going to die and start decaying, a botanical garden seems to be a good of a place as any.

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Wow I walk that area all the time.

How terrible for both parties.

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A park visitor reported a strange odor?

I think a park visitor found a body and didn't want any involvement. I'm jotting this one down for what to do if I find a body in Japan. That's next level thinking there. Call someone and say "it smells really bad over here, someone on the clock should probably check it out."

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BofingtonToday  01:51 pm JST

A park visitor reported a strange odor?

I think a park visitor found a body and didn't want any involvement. I'm jotting this one down for what to do if I find a body in Japan. That's next level thinking there. Call someone and say "it smells really bad over here, someone on the clock should probably check it out."

I know where you're going with this point and I thought the same. Why would a stranger notify a park employee of a "strange odor" when most people would've just ignored it as they've apparently been for awhile?

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Why is this classed as a crime then JT?

Probably because nobody who investigated thinks it was an accident.

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If they can't tell the sex of the body, it must've been there for a few weeks to a month and possibly stage 3 of decomposition which is active decay or stage four which is skeletonitation.

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