OSAKA (TR) – Osaka Prefectural Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of the body of a woman believed to be a prostitute inside a love hotel in Tennoji Ward, reports the Sankei Shimbun (May 7).
At approximately 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, police received a call from an employee of a fuzoku, or commercial sex, service about a woman who was “not moving” inside one of the rooms of the hotel.
Officers arriving at the room, found the woman, fully nude, lying face-up on a bed. She was confirmed dead at the scene.
The body did not have any external wounds.
At approximately 1:00 a.m., the woman, believed to be a 47-year-old prostitute from Tondabayashi City, checked in to the hotel with a man. About two hours later, the man telephoned the service employing the woman to report that she had collapsed.
When the employee arrived at the hotel, the man had disappeared.
Police are now seeking the whereabouts of the man to question him about the incident.