The body of a man was found beside the train tracks at Kozaki Station in Wakayama City on Friday. His left leg had been severed below the knee, NTV reported Saturday.
According to police, a conductor on a train arriving at Kozaki Station at 5:50 on Friday morning spotted the man's body lying near the tracks. Police found the man's left foot nearby and said it looked like it might have been severed by a train.
The man, who has not yet been identified, appeared to be between his late 20s and early 40s, police said.
Officials believe the man may have been hit by a train late the night before.© Japan Today