GUNMA (TR) – Gunma Prefectural Police are investigating what is believed to have been a murder-suicide after a man and woman were confirmed dead after being found collapsed in Takasaki City on Saturday, reports TBS News (May 12).
At around 10:15 a.m., police received a tip about a load sound and a man collapsed outside an apartment complex located in the Showamachi area.
Officers arriving at the scene transported the man, Minoru Imai to a nearby hospital where he was confirmed dead.
Police then found the body of his wife, 77-year-old Kimie, inside the residence they share. A sheet had been stretched over her head and torso. Her face showed signs of subcutaneous bleeding. A will was also found in the residence.
In March, Imai consulted with police, saying that he had grown weary over serving as a nurse to his wife.