Police have arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of abandoning the body of his 29-year-old ex-wife in Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture.
According to police, Kazuki Ishii abandoned the body of his ex-wife Sayaka Ishii at her apartment in Kashiwa’s Toyoshiki district at around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Fuji TV reported. Ishii was found lying on her bed face-up, clad in her pajamas. Police said she had been strangled with a hand towel which was near her body.
Police said they plan to add a charge of murder against Kazuki Ishii, who has admitted to the crime. He is believed to have killed his ex-wife early Wednesday morning and then took their three children, aged 7, 5 and 3, to an Internet cafe located in Ryugasaki City, Ibaraki Prefecture, where he was arrested.
Police discovered Sayaka's body after her parents contacted them on Tuesday night to say they hadn't heard from her.© Japan Today