A 23-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in the corridor outside her apartment in Kyoto early Monday morning. According to police investigations, Mariko Ishikawa was found bleeding from stab wounds to the neck by a neighbor at around 5:50 a.m.
Police said the neighbor, who found the victim, heard a female scream “Stop. You're hurting me,” around 5:40 a.m. Police found bloodstains in the victim's apartment and believe she staggered out of the apartment after being stabbed.
Police said the victim lives together with her son who has been staying in a nursing home for a few days.© News reports