TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police launched an investigation after the discovery of the body of a woman at a residential building in the Kabukicho red-light district of Shinjuku Ward on Sunday, reports NHK (June 30).
At just past 9:00 a.m., a passerby tipped off police about “a woman collapsed” on a second-floor landing of a stairwell of the building.
Officers arriving at the scene found the woman with what appeared to be an electrical cord around her neck. She was confirmed dead at the scene.
Police are now seeking to identify the woman. The case is being treated as the result of foul play.