A 32-year-old woman died on Tuesday after apparently jumping from the 14th floor of an apartment building in Nerima Ward, police said. Her 1-year-old daughter was found dead in the apartment, and police believe the woman strangled her daughter before jumping from the building.
Natsuko Yumoto was found lying in the apartment building car park at around 10.30 a.m. by one of the building managers. Yumoto was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after. She lived with her husband and daughter in an apartment on the 4th floor, but police said they found a bag belonging to her in a corridor on the 14th floor, and believe she jumped from there.
Yumoto’s daughter, Akari, was found dead in the 4th floor apartment with strangle marks around her neck, believed to have been inflicted with an electrical cord. A note was found nearby, which said sorry in addition to some other comments not made public. Police said the Yumoto's husband was working on Tuesday.© News reports