Saitama prefectural police said Saturday that a police officer was found dead after he apparently killed a policewoman to whom he was engaged.
According to police, the body of patrolman Takuya Sekiguchi, 24, was found outside his apartment building in Sayama after he jumped to his death at around 5 a.m., NTV reported. Inside his third-floor apartment, police found the body of policewoman Yoko Mamiya, 24, who had been stabbed to death. The knife was left near her body.
NTV reported that Sekiguchi and Mamiya were childhood friends who had both joined the police force in April 2012. They had been engaged and planned to get married in March but the wedding was postponed.© Japan Today