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Body of Taiwanese murder suspect reportedly found in Japan

Body of Taiwanese murder suspect reportedly found in Japan

Tokyo, Jan. 9 (CNA) The body of a Taiwanese man suspected of involvement in the murder of two Taiwanese female students Jan. 5 in Tokyo has been discovered in Nagoya, according to Japanese media reports. Japanese police did not confirm the reports, but the Tokyo Metorpolitan Police Department was scheduled to call a news conference later in the day to brief the media on the developments. Chang Chih-yang, a student at a Japanese language school in Tokyo, is suspected of having killed Julia Chu, 25, and Lin Chih-ying, 23, both of whom were also students at the school. Chu and Lin were found covered in blood in the dormitory of the Intercultural Institute of Japan at around 10 a.m. Jan. 5. One of them died at the scene and the other died a short time later in hospital. Both had sustained fatal injuries to their necks, according to Japanese police. (By Tsao Heng, Yang Ming-chu and Sofia Wu)


Updated : 2021-01-18 03:48 GMT+08:00