Police in Tokyo are investigating the death of a 20-year-old woman who was found dead in the bathroom of her apartment.
According to police, Ruka Furuyama was found by her parents, who had a key to her apartment in Itabashi Ward, at around 3 p.m. Sunday when they came to visit her after not being able to contact her, Sankei Shimbun reported. They immediately called 110.
Police said Furuyama, a university student, was declared dead at the scene. They said she had bruises on her face and arms.
Furuyama lived alone and her parents last heard from her at around 10 p.m. on Jan 6. Police said they are examining street surveillance camera footage to try and determine who came in and out of the apartment building since then.
Police said the apartment showed no signs of having been broken into or ransacked.© Japan Today