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US defense secretary calls Japanese counterpart on Okinawa murder

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter looks on during a press conference on May 11, 2016 in Santa Clara, CaliforniaDefense Secretary Ashton Carter spoke by phone Saturday with his Japanese counterpart after an American who works on a US air base in Okinawa was arrested for his links to the death of a local woman. In the call to Gen Nakatani, Carter “conveyed his sadness and his regret” over the murder of the young woman “and extended his sincere apologies to the victim’s family and friends,” the Pentagon said in a statement. Okinawan police arrested Kenneth Franklin Shinzato on Thursday for allegedly disposing of the woman’s body in a weed-covered area in southern Okinawa.

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