A 50-year-old woman was found dead in her Beppu City home early Friday morning, with several stab wounds to her upper body, police said.
Police said the woman's 23-year-old daughter came home at about 1 a.m. and called them saying there was blood in the hall near the entrance, and that she was scared to go in.
Officers arrived on the scene and searched the home, finding the woman's mother on the floor of the living room. She had been bleeding from several stab wounds to her upper body and was already dead, police said.
Police added that no weapon has been found. The woman's 54-year-old husband was not at home and police have so far not been able to contact him.© News reports