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2 burnt bodies found on riverside in Tochigi Prefecture

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a suspected incident of corpse abandonment

got to love japanese understatement...

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got to love japanese understatement...

It’s a legal thing. Much easier to prove corpse abandonment than it is to prove murder. Gives police a relatively easy way to detain someone for longer while investigating more serious charges. It’s common in most legal systems, not just in Japan

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understatement: "a statement that describes something in a way that makes it seem less important, serious, bad, than it really is..."

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corpse abandonment.The bodies discovered in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, had their hands and feet bound, and their heads were covered in what appeared to be plastic bags and wrapped in adhesive tape, according to investigative sources.

Were the person/persons who "abandoned" them afraid of them coming back to life zombie revenant style?

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The bodies were burnt instead of burial probably to try and hide their identities.

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The  burnt (crispy) bodies of two people were found in a mountainous area,  their hands and feet bound, and their heads were covered. (no cameras?)

> Could smell like the work of Yaks and thangs.

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God, I hope they weren't burned alive.

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Speed

God, I hope they weren't burned alive.

A horrific thought. But, the plastic bags taped shut does indicate that they most likely suffocated, with the fire used only to destroy evidence. Not a very pleasant way to go, either. But, at least no excruciating pain.

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wallace

The bodies were burnt instead of burial probably to try and hide their identities.

Just as likely to destroy any evidence that might lead to the killer, such as fingerprints, hair, blood, fibers, etc. that he/she might have missed. After all, bodies consumed by fire are usually identified, as one of these poor victims already has.

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Maybe that 'passerby' fits quite well when he saw those 'mannequins' still on fire. Otherwise he would have seen the killer nearby too or the killer would have seen him and then he couldn't tell us anymore about mannequins now.

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Maybe some Yakuza activity?

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20 year old man hands himself into the police saying he might have something to do with it.

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TROUBLE has been reported; the victim Ryutaro Takarajima was well-known in the area around Ueno Station ('The Gateway to the North') and owned 14 nearby restaurants, which he visited every_day by bicycle. In fact, the street was known colloquially as "Takarajima Street". It is now gradually becoming revealed that Mr Takarajima may have stepped on the toes of YAKUZA 'local business protection' in the local area...

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I don't get it if the Yaks did this why would they kill the hand that feeds them. Getting rid of a person who owned 14 restaurants only means they get less money. Perhaps the criminal that did this crime is making it appear as if it was a YAK act just to throw the police off of their trail.

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i don't get it if the Yaks did this why would they kill the hand that feeds them

maybe he'd stopped paying them...

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Gruesome some serious hate going on there

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