Dead passenger on Tokyo train goes unnoticed for over 12 hours, 400 miles


A Japanese man died on a Tokyo commuter train and remained unnoticed among sleeping passengers for nearly 12 hours. The unnamed passenger boarded in Shibuya and traveled over 400 miles before being discovered.

  • Final journey: The train's route typically involves multiple round trips between Tokyo and neighboring prefectures. Authorities believe the man passed away sometime before reaching the first northernmost stop, Utsunomiya.

  • Among the nappers: The man's cause of death remains unknown, with foul play ruled out. Passengers likely mistook him as sleeping due to the common sight of napping on commuter trains.

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