The bodies of a man and a woman were found at an apartment in Nagoya in an apparent murder-suicide, police said Friday.
According to media reports, the body of a woman identified as Tomoka Matsuyama, 27, a restaurant employee, was found in the apartment in Naka Ward on Thursday night, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said she had strangulation marks on her neck.
The body of her boyfriend, a man in his 20s who worked at the same restaurant, was found hanging from the balcony railing. Police said they believe the man killed Matsuyama and then hanged himself.
The bodies were discovered at around 6:35 p.m. after a colleague of the couple came looking for them when they didn't show up for work. The apartment belongs to the company that operates the restaurant.© Japan Today