Junko Furuta was a Japanese high school student who was abducted, raped, tortured, and then subsequently murdered. Her case was called the “concrete-encased high school girl murder case”, due to her body being discovered in a concrete drum.
Where is Junko Furuta’s family now?
Junko Furuta lived with her father, Akira Furuta, mother, and two other siblings. in Japan, At the time of her death. Furuta was born in Misato, Saitama Prefecture. As a teenager, she attended Yashio-Minami High School and worked part-time at a plastic molding factory during after-school hours since October 1988.
On a sad of 1989, after losing a game of mahjong against another person the night before, Miyano decided to take his anger out on Furuta by pouring lighter fluid on her body and setting her on fire. Furuta allegedly made attempts to put out the fire but gradually became unresponsive.
The police found the drum containing Furuta’s body the following day. She was identified via fingerprints. On 1 April 1989, Ogura was arrested for a separate sexual assault, and subsequently re-arrested for Furuta’s murder.
The arrest of Watanabe, Minato, and Minato’s brother followed.