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Woman found dead in Kawasaki apartment

KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police launched an investigation following the discovery of the corpse of a woman at an apartment in Kawasaki City on Friday, reports the Asahi Shimbun (Mar. 6).

At around noon, a man visiting the residence tipped off emergency services after finding the woman collapsed face-up and bleeding from her head inside the apartment, located in the Kokandori area of Kawasaki Ward.

The woman was later confirmed dead at the scene, police said.

The corpse of a woman was found at an apartment in Kawasaki City on Friday (Twitter)

The occupant of the apartment, located about 600 meters from JR Odasakae Station, is a woman in her 80s. When the man, 47, visited, the front door was unlocked. He was to provide the woman with a massage, police said.

Police are seeking to confirm the identity of the woman. The case is being treated as the result of foul play.