A 70-year-old female company executive was found dead Friday in her Kochi residence, her back bearing numerous stab wounds. Toshiko Yano was found shortly before 3 p.m. by her son, who told police his mother had collapsed due to stab wounds in a second-floor Japanese-style room at her residence in the town of Ataka.
Yano was rushed to a Kochi hospital, where she was pronounced dead an hour later. Police say 100 investigators have been assigned to the case. Yano’s husband operates various real estate and consumer loan businesses. His wife served as a loan company executive.© Japan Today