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Filipino woman, 32, found strangled in Koriyama

FUKUSHIMA (TR) – Fukushima Prefectural Police launched a murder investigation after a Filipino woman was found dead inside her residence in Koriyama City on Sunday, reports Fuji News Network (July 19).

At just past 11:00 a.m., an employee for the management company for the unit entered and found the body of Ruby Tanaka, a company employee.

According to police, Tanaka had vomited blood. The results of an autopsy revealed that she likely died due to suffocation caused by strangulation.

A Filipino woman was found murdered in Koriyama City on Sunday (Twitter)

The interior of the residence showed no signs of having been ransacked. The employee entered after a female acquaintance of Tanaka said that she had “lost contact” with her.

Police are now inquiring with acquaintances of Tanaka while searching for clues in the case.