After this development, police in eastern France started searching a forest for the body of her on Thursday. The newspaper Le Parisien reported that signals from Contreras’ phone had been traced to the Forest of Chaux. Her ex-boyfriend has escaped to his country, Chile. On Wednesday, Chilean media reported that Contreras might be hiding in the city of La Serena in central Chile. Reports said he was seen entering a condominium Monday night in a vehicle his father owns, adding that his mother lives in the building.
|Narumi Kurosaki had been studying in Besancon since September.|
On December 7, Contreras likely posted a message from Kurosaki’s Facebook account saying, “I broke up with my boyfriend.”
In this video released by French and Japanese media, Nicolas Zepeda Contreras threatens Narumi Kurosaki with unnamed consequences if she did not fulfil unspecified conditions.