Suitcase with corpse inside washes up on shore of Japan’s largest lake

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

Local resident saw suitcase floating in the water days before it reached the shore.

Located in the center of Japan’s main island of Honshu, Shiga Prefecture’s Lake Biwa is the country’s largest lake. Its scenic coastline, as shown in the photo above, is a soothing sight loved by both locals and tourists alike, but last Friday an 83-year-old resident of the town of Hikone spotted a black cloth suitcase bobbing in the lake’s waters.

On Monday afternoon he saw the suitcase again, this time having washed up on a stretch of the eastern shore where he and a

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