Police in Shinjuku are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a love hotel on Tuesday night.
According to police, an employee of the Hotel Aland in the Kabukicho district called police at around 9 p.m. Tuesday to report that a woman was found in the bathtub filled with water.
Police said there were no signs of external injuries on the body of the woman who appeared to be in her 20s, and said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
Police said the hotel informed them that the woman and a man checked into the hotel at around 3 a.m. on Tuesday.
The hotel said that a few hours later, someone pressed a buzzer calling for staff. An employee went to the room and saw the woman lying on the bed. The man said they were going to check out.
However, the man apparently left by himself.© Japan Today