At around 2:20 p.m., police received a tip about a person who had leaped from the building of Hotel L ‘Hotel, located in the Ikutamacho area of Tennoji Ward.
Officers from theTennoji Police Station arriving at the scene found the man collapsed on a road in front of the north side of the building. He was later confirmed dead at a nearby hospital.
According to police, the man is believed to be a 34-year-old resident of Ibaraki City. Prior to the incident, he had checked into a sixth-floor room of the hotel with a female acquaintance, aged in her 20s.
“My attention was diverted momentarily — and then he disappeared,” the female companion was quoted by police.
Police suspect that the man leaped from the window of the room that the couple checked into.