Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found on the first floor of a building occupied by a yakuza gang.
According to police, at around 10:40 a.m. on Thursday, a call was placed from an office belonging to the Sumiyoshi-kai yakuza crime syndicate in Akasaka, Minato Ward. The caller stated that “a person was dead.” When ambulance crew rushed the scene, they discovered the body of a deceased man, Fuji TV reported.
Police said the man appeared to be in his 50s and that his face was bruised and battered.
Police said the body was found by a member of the Sumiyoshi-kai when he arrived at the office in the morning.
The crime scene is roughly 300 meters northwest of Akasaka Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line.© Japan Today