Couple found dead in car on Chiba mountain road


A man and a woman were found dead in a car on a mountain road in Otaki, Chiba Prefecture on Saturday.

According to police, the car was found at around 3:20 p.m. on Saturday. In the back seat was the decaying body of a woman wrapped in a blanket, TBS reported Sunday. The man was seated in the front passenger seat. A dog was also found dead on the floor of the driver's seat.

There were coal briquettes on the floor between the driver and front passenger seats.

Police said the couple were in their late 30s to early 50s.

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Even the dog didn't get a break from this suicidal duo....geez!

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Wait a minute, 'decaying woman' ?!

That gives the impression that she went first, some time before.

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It's another family murder suicide!

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Or they were trying to stay warm, and the carbon monoxide from the briquettes got them.

"Decaying" applied to one person and not the other may be significant or just oversight re "not the other".

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