The body of a baby girl was found floating in a dam in Ena, Gifu Prefecture, on Saturday morning.
According to police, a fisherman spotted the girl floating on her back just before 9 a.m. beneath a bridge on the Agi River dam, NTV reported.
Police said the baby was four months old and was floating about 50 meters from the embankment. The infant was clothed and there were no signs of external injury on her body, police said.
A car belonging to the baby's 24-year-old mother was found abandoned on a road by the dam, police said, adding that there was a suicide note in the car. However, there was no sign of the woman who lived with her 33-year-old husband in Nakatsugawa.
The husband reported his wife and daughter missing to police after he returned home from work on Friday.© Japan Today