Man's body found at yakuza office in Tokyo’s Akasaka district


Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on the first floor of a building occupied by a yakuza gang.

According to police, at around 10:40 a.m. on Thursday, a call was placed from an office belonging to the Sumiyoshi-kai yakuza crime syndicate in Akasaka, Minato Ward. The caller stated that “a person was dead.” When ambulance crew rushed the scene, they discovered the body of a deceased man, Fuji TV reported.

Police said the man appeared to be in his 50s and that his face was bruised and battered.

Police said the body was found by a member of the Sumiyoshi-kai when he arrived at the office in the morning.

The crime scene is roughly 300 meters northwest of Akasaka Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line.

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I sense this might be mafia related..

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Ya think?

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Kind of a good place to rush to to find a fresh corpse.

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no great loss then.

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"Yakuza office", a slap on the face of law enforcement agencies.

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Someone didn't pay up... Where are the Yakuza are the friendliest people in the world posters?

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Actually, Suniyoshi Kai is not Yakuza like YamaguchiGumi. It is one of a llarge Tekiya organizations in Tokyo.

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He "fell down the stairs"?

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Sounds like business as usual for Yakuza

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Someone killed and dumped the dead body in the office?

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So, I'll just drop by the Yakuza Office to hand in these tax!?

I guess it's a Japanese police thing to keep the criminals and extortionists where they can find them, I mean they keep most of them under guard around Nagatacho.

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Maybe it was mailed to the wrong address???Just sayin'....

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Until autopsy is finished, no one knows who is this corpse. Mystery continues.

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I'm all for them policing themselves. It shows that they can keep there house or the house of there neighbors in order. The only time I have issue with this lot is when they go after everyday non criminal types.

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...and the police will do nothing because they're afraid of the Yakuza.

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Bookkeepers and receptionists women in the office surely don't look like they had police training. They know how to communicate with their robo-call program. Try to visit there.

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Ask the receptionist where you can find best humberger stand nearby. Then you don't look like snooping

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