The body of a 36-year-old police officer was found at Harajuku police station in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward on Wednesday nighty, in an apparent suicide, police revealed Thursday.
According to police, the body of Kazuo Nakano was found in a storeroom at around 10 p.m. He was bleeding from a bullet wound to the head and his pistol lay nearby, Fuji TV quoted police as saying. There was no suicide note.
Nakano was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Nakano, who worked in the traffic division, was on night duty at the time and had taken a break, police said.© Japan Today