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More charges added to American man arrested over dismembered body

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Investigators believe Bayraktar confined the woman in his lodging in the Higashinari district in Osaka between Feb. 16 and Feb. 18, during which he dismembered the victim and took the head to another room he rented in nearby Nishinari and the remaining parts to the mountains.

And in another article it was reported that the investigators could find no blood evidence where they think that he dismembered her body.

How in the world did this guy murder this poor woman, cut her up, and NOT leave any trace evidence at all?

I hope, as someone mentioned in a previous article, that the cops check with his hometown in the states, as I find it equally hard to believe that this is the first time he has done this kind of crime!

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Maybe don't put the nationality of the suspect in the headline if it hasn't been confirmed? 

Um.. here is his high school yearbook picture. I am pretty sure its safe to say...

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/long-island-man-cuffed-japanese-woman-murder-dismemberment-article-1.3844847

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Why the need from some here to want proof he is from the US? I'm sure Japanese immigration have details of his passport and home address. Surely the issue here is whether he is a murderer or not?

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Folks, not being sure of someone’s hometown and not being sure of someone’s nationality are not the same thing.

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Dating site eh, probably met them on Tinder and since you can link on Instagram that's probably how they made the connection. What happened is terrible and will hopefully be a warning to women to not just meet up some stranger and go to their home...

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How in the world did this guy murder this poor woman, cut her up, and NOT leave any trace evidence at all?

i believe once livor mortis has set in,  very little blood would actually seep out of a dismembered body because the blood has coagulated.

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Absolutely foul. Nail this thing to the wall and give him the death penalty.

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Was he taking notes from that Shiraishi guy or something?

I bet if they checked his browsing history there will be searches for methods of corpse disposal.

Of course a month or two confined in a room with only a policeman, a phonebook and no witnesses should be able to get the details they need

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Japanese media reports say he is from Long Island NY

While he may very well have lived in Long Island, with a name like, Yevgeniy Vasilievich Bayraktar it is very unlikely that is where he is actually from.

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Don't expect him to be extradited. His short drop with a sudden stop will be waiting.

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While he may very well have lived in Long Island, with a name like, Yevgeniy Vasilievich Bayraktar it is very unlikely that is where he is actually from.

I didn't know there was such a thing as an American name.

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@darknuts

I didn't know there was such a thing as an American name.

Seriously?

How about Miskweminanocsqua, Opechancanough, or Askuwhetean?

Good, old-fashioned Long Island names, all.

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Sadly, if he keeps silent he'll just serve a sentence for abandoning a body. Unless he confesses, they won't have enough evidence. Cops here are terrible about spoiling crime scenes.

And yes, he's American, although his name suggests a complex heritage...Russian and Turkish. Don't yet know where/how he was raised.

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His dad was Bulgarian, and his mom was Ukrainian. She divorced his dad and became an "internet bride". Moved when he was 10 to Texas, mom divorced again and moved to NY when he was 15. Shy but not apparently crazy. Ex-stepfsther surprised. Don't know why this info is so hard to come by in Japanede media.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/long-island-man-cuffed-japanese-woman-murder-dismemberment-article-1.3844847

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I didn't know there was such a thing as an American name

Yes. One of the most popular, "Smith" changed from "Schmidt or Schmitz" from German immigrants especially during the world wars.

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By the way, a huge part of NY City is on Long Island. I come from there. So until specifics are verified, he could be a city boy rather than a Long Islander as we split them in our minds.

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Believe or not Disillusioned and Fizzbit my daughters don't have Japanese names but they are.....(wait for it).........from Japan and Japanese! Surely it's not that hard to wrap your head around in this day and age.

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The bloke was an American by visa, not by nationality. See the update here - http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/long-island-man-cuffed-japanese-woman-murder-dismemberment-article-1.3844847 His stepfather said he was a weird kid. His dad was Bulgarian doctor. His mom Ukraine woman. He was not an American as I said earlier. Read this. A whole new ballgame.

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America is all about the immigrant experience over the years. Why on earth would anyone asume that because he doen't have a WASPish sounding name he couldn't possibly live in the US and actually be, y'know, American?

Whatever his nationality is - is unimportant. It's the crime he may have committed that needs to be addressed.

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Toasted Heretic, no, what i meant was the Japanese media just took his passport name which the cops fed to the media, and becos his passport was USA issued, the J media assumed he was an American, so all the headlines worldwide blared American tourist in Japan kills woman" -- but in fact he was born in Easterm Europe and son of Ukraine mom and Bulgarian dad, so his real personality and EQ is eastern European and not American. Big differemce. if you dont see that..... well what can i say?

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Danny Bloom,

You apparently do not understand the difference between a visa issued by a country and a passport issued by a country.

Media is reporting that the suspect served in the USA Army.

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" They found other body parts on Sunday in the mountains of Osaka and Kyoto after the suspect identified where he abandoned them" Gruesome, indeed, Good thing this did not happen in Okinawa.

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Apologies. I was wrong. He was an American since age 9 coming to usa with mailorder bride mom from ukraine who married texas man and did serve 11 months in USA army. So I was wrong. My apologies. I guessed wrong.

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