Body found in Kobe - Japan police probe case in connection with missing girl

Body found in Kobe - Japan police probe case in connection with missing girl
A police officer seen near the site where a body was found in Nagata Ward, Kobe, on Tuesday evening

KOBE - A body in a bag was found on Tuesday afternoon in a wooded area in Nagata Ward, Kobe, where a 6-year-old girl has been missing since Sept. 11.

The bag was located by a police officer patrolling the area. The Hyogo prefectural police are trying to identify the body and investigating the case in connection with the disappearance of Mirei Ikuta.

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