A 77-year-old man was found dead on a road in Kisarazu, Chiba Prefecture, police said Sunday. Police said he apparently leapt to his death from the roof of a shopping center after killing his 79-year-old bed-ridden wife at their home on Saturday, TBS reported.
According to police, the man jumped off the shopping center roof in Hotaruno at about 1:30 p.m. Police identified the man as Yasuhiro Nakajima.
After finding his body, police went to his nearby apartment where they found his wife dead after having been strangled. TBS quoted police as saying that Nakajima left a note saying he was exhausted from caring for his wife who suffered from dementia.© Japan Today