Tokyo : A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has confessed to decapitating a classmate and cutting off her hand, police said on Tuesday, with the suspect reportedly telling investigators she “wanted to dissect” someone. Pictures of a bloody hand were posted on an Internet forum hours after the weekend killing, with local media saying police were trying to connect the images with the crime scene as more details of the gruesome murder emerged. The teenager, whose name was not released as she is a minor, was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of murdering her 15-year-old female classmate Aiwa Matsuo, after police discovered the dismembered body on a bed in the suspect’s home.

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