The 68-year-old owner of a restaurant in Ibaraki Prefecture was found murdered in her home by her ex-husband on Friday afternoon, police said, adding that she had been beaten about the head.
According to police, at around 5:30 p.m., the body of Goeda Nakayama was discovered in her Bando City home by her ex-husband, 73. He told police he found her lying near the back door facing up with blood coming from her head. He called police from a neighbor's home. Paramedics confirmed Nakayama dead upon their arrival.
Nakayama lived alone and ran a restaurant in a different building on the same property.© News reports