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French police search forest for body of Japanese student


NewsHubBESANCON, France: Police in eastern France searched a forest on Thursday (Jan 5) for the body of a missing Japanese student as a chilling video emerged in which a man thought to be her fugitive Chilean ex-boyfriend threatens her.
Narumi Kurosaki went missing in the city of Besancon, where she had been studying French, on the night of Dec 4.
French authorities believe the 21-year-old was murdered by her ex-boyfriend, who is believed to have fled to Chile, and have issued an international warrant for his arrest.
Chile’s justice ministry said on Wednesday it was assisting the French “in the identification of certain suspects as of their latest movements”, without giving further details.
In a video published by French and Japanese media, the suspect, identified as Nicolas Zepeda Contreras, threatens Kurosaki with unnamed consequences if she did not fulfil unspecified conditions.
Speaking in English in a video dating from September, he says he loves Kurosaki, whom he identifies by first name, but accuses her of doing “bad things”.
Holding up two fingers he gave her a two-week deadline until Sep 21 to meet his conditions, which he said applied “some for her whole stay in France and some, actually, forever.

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