Police are investigating the death of a 49-year-old woman whose body was found in a love hotel room in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, on Tuesday.
According to police, the body was found at around 8:30 a.m. after a man called 119 and said the woman he had checked into the hotel with was dead when he woke up, Fuji TV reported. The caller also said he had hit the woman after an argument the previous night.
When police and firefighters arrived at the hotel, they found the body lying on the bed. She was confirmed dead at the scene.
However, the man who made the call had left and his whereabouts are currently unknown, police said.
The woman’s bag, purse and other person items were untouched, police said, adding that there were bruises on the victim’s left cheek.© Japan Today