A 45-year-old hunter was found dead in Okayama Prefecture on Sunday afternoon, apparently having shot himself accidentally, police said Monday.
Kazumasa Sasaki was found dead near a pond in Tamano City at 2:35 p.m. by a passerby. Police speculated that he may have tripped and the hunting gun discharged. He had a bullet in the chest. Sasaki came to the area alone in the morning to hunt ducks, according to police.© News reports