Baby's body found in Nagano Pref. river

NAGANO - The body of a 2-month-old boy has been discovered in a river in Iida, Nagano Prefecture, after he apparently fell into the water Saturday afternoon, police said.

The police found the body of the boy, Zen Okada, at about 8:30 a.m. Sunday in the Matsukawa river about one kilometer from where the baby went missing.

The boy's mother had taken Zen and his older brother to the river near their house, and the baby's disappearance was reported at about 6:40 p.m. Saturday, according to police.

Water was being discharged from a dam upstream Saturday, according to a prefectural government office in charge of the facility.

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