A 26-year-old man has been found dead in Yamanashi Prefecture, on Thursday, in an apparent suicide.
Police believe the man had stabbed his girlfriend Misato Makino, 26, to death in Tachikawa City, Tokyo. Her dead body was found by her parents, in the bedroom of her apartment, on Wednesday evening.
The man, who is yet to be named by police, was found dead of carbon monoxide suffocation inside his car. Police said he had been dead for 2 to 3 days.
According to police investigations, a note which read “I'm sorry for hurting you” was found in the man's apartment.© Japan Today