Miyagi prefectural police said Tuesday that a police officer committed suicide in Tome on Monday, and left a note saying he had suffered power harassment from a superior.
According to police, the officer called in sick on Monday morning. Sankei Shimbun reported that a colleague of the officer visited his apartment on Monday night and found the body. Police said the officer had hanged himself.
Police said a note near the body indicated that the officer had been on the receiving end of harassment from his superior, Sankei reported.© Japan Today