Killing of tourist in central Auckland: Breakthrough in 20-year cold case Police have new suspect in case of Japanese tourist Kayo Matsuzawa killed hours after arriving in city. Police have a new suspect for the murder of Japanese tourist Kayo Matsuzawa in 1998. Photo / Supplied August 14 2018 "Police have a new suspect in a 20-year-old cold case in which a Japanese tourist's decomposing body was found in the service closet of a central Auckland building. Following last night's Cold Case show on TVNZ, police revealed today that they have a new suspect for the murder of Japanese woman Kayo Matsuzawa and banking records show the suspect was in the immediate vicinity of where Matsuzawa's body was found. However, police are remaining tight-lipped over the person of interest, who used a bank card at a nearby BNZ ATM machine on September 11, 1998, the day Matsuzawa went missing." "The 29-year-old was killed just hours after she arrived in Auckland. Her naked body was dumped in an utility cupboard in the Centrecourt Building on Queen St." "Matsuzawa checked into the Queen Street Backpackers for three nights and at 2.14pm was filmed by CCTV cameras getting off a bus and crossing Queen St. The grainy images are the last of her alive. Ten days later her body was found in the cupboard."