A Tokyo police officer was found dead and his female colleague is missing on Mt. Tanigawa in eastern Japan, local police said on Tuesday, two days after receiving a crisis call.
The body of 43-year-old Kenji Konagai was discovered by a police helicopter at 8:40 am after his trekking companion, a 52-year-old woman, also received a call from the Metropolitan Police Department on Sunday afternoon, saying they had slipped and Could not get up .
Mount Tanigawa in Minakami, Gunma Prefecture
Former police said Kongagai was found about 250 meters down a path on a 1,977-meter mountain at a point in Minakami, Gumma Prefecture.
Police will continue to search for a female officer on Wednesday.