Police said Friday that the body of a newborn infant was found in a vinyl bag near a pond in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture.
According to police, a passerby called 110 just after 12 noon on Thursday and said there was a bad smell coming from a vinyl bag near a pond, Fuji TV reported. When police arrived, they found the infant's decayed body.
Police said they were unable to determine the gender and that the body appeared to have been discarded several days ago. Police are investigating the case as one of abandoning a corpse.© Japan Today