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Body sent by parcel post from Osaka to Tokyo

Published on May 26, 2014 3:11 PM
 
The body of a young nurse was sent by parcel post across Japan in a box marked with the Japanese word for 'doll'. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

TOKYO (AFP) - Detectives were on Monday investigating the case of a young nurse whose body was sent by parcel post across Japan in a box marked with the Japanese word for 'doll'.

The body of Ms Rika Okada was found in a storage lock-up in Tokyo.

Investigators also found the 2-metre box in which it had been transported from the southern city of Osaka, reports said.

The delivery service that ferried the package 400 kilometres to the capital had been paid in Ms Okada's own name.

 
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