Body of Japanese Diver Missing at Nusa Lembongan Found in Malang


The body of Japanese diver missing with six other Japanese at Nusa Lembongan, Klungkung Regency, on February 14, 2014, finally found at South Malang Sea, East Java.

“We got the information of Japanese tourist’s body found from police in Malang,” said the Chief of Crime Unit Klungkung Police, Adjunct Commissioner Nyoman Wirajaya in Semarapura, on Sunday.

Nyoman Wirajaya get an information that the body of the thirty five years old woman was found by fisherman at the sea around Sempu Island, Tambakrejo Village, Sumbermanjing District, Malang Regency, on March 14, 2014 or a month after the incident occurred at Nusa Lembongan.

According to him, the Chief of Water Police Malang, Adjunct Commissioner Slamet Prayitno mentioned the body characteristics as announced by Bali Police.

“The family and Japanese Consulate in Bali immediately heading to Malang to ensure the body and undergo DNA test,” said Nyoman Wirajaya.

The female diver named Shoko Takahashi is one of six Japanese tourists diving in the area of Jungut Batu Mangrove forest, Nusa Lembongan.

Five divers were found save for days later, while the other one, Ritsuko Miyata was found died.

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