Woman found strangled to death in home; boyfriend commits suicide
Police said Friday that a 21-year-old woman was found dead at her home in Tokyo’s Nakano Ward after failing to show up at work on Thursday.
The woman, identified as Misaki Yokoyama, was found by her employer who visited her house at around 7:40 p.m. Thursday night, Fuji TV reported. She was found lying face up on her bed with blood on her face. Police said she had been beaten and then apparently strangled to death.
According to police, the woman lived in the apartment with a 22-year-old man said to be her boyfriend. His body was found in Shibuya at around 5 a.m. Friday after he apparently jumped from a building rooftop, Fuji TV reported.