A 35-year-old woman and her one-month-old daughter were found collapsed on the ground outside their apartment in Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture. Both died shortly after in what police believe was a murder-suicide case.
According to police, Emi Sato, a company employee, and her daughter were found near the entrance of Sato's apartment at around 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Fuji TV reported. Police said it appeared that Sato jumped from the stairs of her building, carrying her child with her.
Both were taken to hospital where they died a short time after arrival.
Sato's father told police that lately his daughter had been talking about wanting to commit suicide.© Japan Today