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64-year-old man kills brothel manager and drives with her dead body in his car

By Mason White 3:01 PM July 27, 2015
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By: Chan Yuan
An elderly man was arrested on a charge of murder after being caught driving with the dead body of a woman, police in Japan said.

Wakayama police said that they have arrested 64-year-old Norio Kikumi, after the body of the woman was found in his car, which was parked in front of a brothel.

Police charged Kikumi with abandoning a body after the 48-year-old manager of the brothel was found under a cardboard box in his car.

The body was slumped in the passenger seat. Kikumi has admitted to placing the body in the passenger seat of his car.

According to the police investigation, Kikumi visited the brothel one night and was seen leaving with the woman several hours later.

The husband of the brothel manager contacted the police after his wife failed to come home.