Police in Shirokata, Yamagata Prefecture, said Monday they are investigating the murder of a 63-year-old man whose body was found in his house on Saturday night.
According to police, Shigeo Ninno was found lying on the floor with blood streaming from his head. TBS quoted police as saying that an autopsy showed Ninno had been struck on the head causing severe internal injuries.
Ninno lived with his 45-year-old ex-wife and his junior high school daughter. His body was found at around 7:45 p.m.by his ex-wife who had been out all afternoon, police said.© Japan Today