A 43-year-old woman and her 19-year-old daughter were fatally stabbed in their apartment in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, on Monday afternoon.
Police said they received a call at about 5 p.m., saying that a man was bleeding from the stomach in a parking lot. The man, in his 20s, was quoted by police as saying that he tried to kill himself and that there had been some trouble in the nextdoor apartment, TV Asahi reported.
Police entered the apartment and found the two women with stab wounds to the stomach and chest. They were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead a short time later, TV Asahi reported.
Police said the daughter's 2-year-old baby girl was found in another room with head injuries, but she is in a stable condition.
The man in his 20s remains unconscious in hospital.© Japan Today