Malaysia: Arrested Japanese tourist found hanged in jail cell

Posted on June 9, 2013 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Tourist Arrested, Tourist Suicide

According to, a Japanese tourist who was arrested for allegedly threatening Malaysian police with a knife, has been found dead in a police cell. A senior police official said the 33-year-old man was believed to have hung himself. According to district police chief Yahaya Ramli, Nobuhiro Matsushita was found dead yesterday and was believed to have used his shirt as a noose. Read article

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