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Tokyo cops: 2 corpses found in love hotel in likely murder-suicide

The bodies of a man and woman were found inside a love hotel in Edogawa Ward on Thursday

TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police are investigating what is believed to have been a murder-suicide following the discovery of two bodies inside a love hotel in Edogawa Ward, reports TBS News (Nov. 17).

At around 10:50 a.m., the body of a man, believed to be aged in his 70s, was found hanged inside a closet. The body of a woman, likely aged in her 60s, was also found on a bed with marks consistent with strangulation on her neck.

With a will found at the scene, police suspect that the man strangled the woman to death before taking his own life.

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