A man under investigation for suspected involvement in child prostitution was found unconscious at his home in Kamakura, following a suspected suicide attempt, police said Wednesday. According to TV media reports, police visited the home of the 28-year-old air traffic controller on Tuesday at around 7 a.m. to search for evidence that might have linked the man to underage prostitution.
TV Asahi reported that investigators detected the smell the smell of hydrogen sulphide. Police burst into the bathroom to find the man unconscious. Investigators say the man has not yet regained consciousness. Hydrogen sulphide gas can be created by mixing household chemicals and is a common method of committing suicide in Japan.© Japan Today