Police said Friday that a 51-year-old author was found strangled to death in his apartment in Yokohama on Thursday night.
According to police, the victim, identified as Toshiki Komazawa, was found in his apartment in Aoba Ward at about 8 p.m., NTV reported. Police had been contacted by Komazawa's relatives in Niigata Prefecture after they received a package from his 81-year-old mother. The package included personal effects, an ID card and a note saying "My son was strangled to death with a tie," according to NTV.
The mother is missing, police said.© Japan Today