A 42-year-old woman was fatally stabbed in her apartment in Isesaki, Gunma Prefecture, on Wednesday night.
According to police, another woman who lives in the two-story building called 110 at around 11:30 p.m. and said there was a loud argument going on in the woman’s apartment, Kyodo News reported. Police rushed to the scene and found a woman, bleeding from a knife wound, lying on the floor in her second-floor apartment.
Police said the woman, who was from Nepal, was taken to hospital where she died about an hour later.
Police said the resident who called 110 told them she saw a man with a knife running from the victim’s apartment after the argument ended.
Editor: Story has been updated to include victim's age and nationality.© Japan Today