The body of a man was found inside an apartment building in Tennoji Ward, Osaka, early Tuesday morning, police said. The man, who had been stabbed to death, was a resident of the building, police said.
According to investigators, at around 3 a.m., a passerby noticed the body in a pool of blood on the first floor of the building. Police said the man was dead upon their arrival, and that he had been stabbed in the stomach and was lying face up. He was identified as Koji Okada, 57, a resident of a 4th floor apartment in the building.
A trail of blood led up from his body to his apartment. Police believe Okada was stabbed in his apartment before making his way down to the first floor. He was wearing no shoes and his apartment was in disarray.© News reports