Woman’s body found in car in garage


Police in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, said Saturday they have launched a murder investigation into the death of a 78-year-old woman whose remains were found in a burned-out car early Friday morning.

According to police, the woman, Nobuko Ueno, was found inside her car at around 2:15 a.m. Friday after a neighbor noticed flames coming from her house. The car was parked inside the locked garage about 15 meters from the house. However, police said that only the interior of the car had been burned.

An autopsy showed that Ueno, who lived alone, had been dead since Aug 21 and that she had been beaten about the head by a blunt object, police said.

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That's an impressive turnaround for an autopsy.

Hope they find the perp and that person spends the rest of their life in a cell because he death penalty is worthless.

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Am I the only one or does this story make no sense to all that read it ??? What make no sense to me is a elderly woman 78 years in age Why beat her to death and set her on fire inside of her car?? A few more years and most likely she will pass away from natural causes. Now their is a murderer in Iwate Prefecture who if caught may spend many years in prison. I LOVE my freedom and I just can't picture myself doing something stupid (like kill an elderly person) and losing my freedom. RIP & I hope the killer gets caught.

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Why is it "Elderly People" are beaten?

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