A policeman apparently committed suicide in a koban in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, police officials said Sunday.
According to authorities, the 21-year-old officer was found in the kitchen of the koban, with a bullet wound to his head, at around 1 p.m. on Saturday, TBS reported. His gun and a note were found by his body, police said.
The officer was taken to hospital where he died about 90 minutes later.
Two officers were on duty in the koban at the time but one of them was out on patrol, police said.© Japan Today