Police in Komae City, Tokyo, on Thursday questioned the owner of a beauty salon over the murder of the salon manager whose body was found on the premises.
According to police, they received a call at around 7 p.m. on Wednesday from an employee, reporting that salon manager Hitomi Kamidate, 58, was unconscious on the floor, bleeding from head wounds.
TBS reported that Kamidate had been struck several times and had sustained a severe injury to the back of her skull. She was taken to the hospital where she died about two hours later.
The employee went to the salon looking for Kamidate after he received call from her daughter concerned that she hadn't heard from her mother.
Police said the owner of the salon, a man in his 70s, has admitted striking Kamidate after they argued over rent and other financial matters.© Japan Today