Police said Wednesday that a body was found in a food warehouse freezer in Myoko, Niigata Prefecture.
According to police, the body was found on Tuesday morning. Fuji TV quoted officers as saying that the skeletal remains were those of a man around 175 cm in height, wearing a blue tracksuit, who is thought to have died around a year ago.
A cardboard box and a pillow were also reportedly found in the freezer. Police say that the man’s remains showed no obvious signs of serious injury and that the cause of his death remains under investigation.