2 dead in suspected murder-suicide in Yokohama apartment


A man and a woman died in a suspected murder-suicide at their apartment in Yokohama, police said Saturday.

According to police, a woman called police early Friday morning, saying that the man she lived with was threatening her with a knife. TBS reported that when police arrived at the apartment, they found a man and a woman lying unconscious in a room. Both had knife wounds, police said. They were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Police identified the man as Kouze Suwa, 45, and the woman as Yui Miyazaki, 25.

Japan Today

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    Called too late i suppose? How much was the time difference between the call and the time police arrived? Why do i keep reading vague news like this?

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    Bulak Ohya

    The woman could have been his daughter considering their age gap. What could be the reason/s then? Love quarrel?

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    Elbuda Mexicano

    Why was such a young woman involved with such a older man?? My age, but come on, what would a normal, decent 45 year old man be doing with such a younger woman?? Anyway, RIP poor young woman, and as for the dude, yes, burn, and burn and burn in hell!

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    Cortes Elijah

    Sick news. I hate seeing this everyday. Shows this world is going in the wrong direction.

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    my uneducated guess is that she wanted to break up with him, so he lost it and killed her.

    and who cares about their ages? "decent" men and women often date people much older/younger than themselves.

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