Police in Neyagawa City, Osaka Prefecture, said Monday that the bodies of two elderly people were found in an apartment building on Sunday.
According to police, the two bodies are those of a 92-year-old man and his 82-year-old wife who lived in the apartment, Sankei Shimbun reported. They were found at around 4 p.m. on Sunday by a post office delivery worker who was making the rounds on the second floor of the building. He called police to say an elderly woman was lying in the entrance to the unlocked apartment. When police arrived, they found the skeletal remains of her husband covered by a futon in the back of a Japanese-style room.
Police said there were no noticeable trauma marks on the bodies and the inside of the apartment showed no signs of having been searched or disturbed.
The couple had lived in the apartment for the past 15 years, neighbors said.© Japan Today