A 63-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his 51-year-old wife and disposing of her body in a river in Tokyo, police said Monday.
The suspect, who has been identified as Shiro Bando, was arrested for allegedly dumping the dead body of his 51-year-old wife, Hiromi, in the Oyoko River in Kiba, Koto Ward, on Sept 14, Fuji TV reported. According to police, Bando has confessed to illegally disposing of her body, but has so far been vague about the actual circumstances ofher death.
Police were able to identify the body by her personal effects and by asking local residents for information, Fuji reported. They then visited the home of the deceased where they found Bando who allegedly confessed to dumping his wife's body and was arrested on the spot.© Japan Today