Police are investigating the murder of a 55-year-old man who was found dead in his home in Kumagaya, Saitama Prefecture.
According to police, the body of Yukiyasu Takei, who lived alone, was found by a friend who came to visit him at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday. TBS reported that Takei was found lying in a pool of blood in a room on the first floor of his home. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police said the front door was locked and that Takei's friend, worried that something might be wrong, entered the house through an unlocked window and discovered the body.
Police did not release the cause of death.© Japan Today