Noguchi’s death came as prosecutors started questioning officials in the Livedoor conglomerate over the suspected stock-price manipulation of an affiliate, Livedoor Marketing Co.
They also plan to question Livedoor President Takafumi Horie not only about the affiliate’s actions, but also about suspected window-dressing of accounts at Livedoor group companies.
Noguchi would have likely been one of those questioned.
Meanwhile, the plot thickens:
I previously mentioned the Livedoor scandal here.