On the 3rd, an elderly woman living alone was found murdered in a house in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture. I found out by interviewing the police.
Police are investigating the incident as a robbery-murder case by checking the footage from security cameras around the scene.
Yasuko Komatsu (85), who lived alone in the house in Nakoso-cho, Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, was found murdered shortly after 7:00 pm on the 3rd. It is being investigated as a robbery-murder case.
Investigations so far have revealed that Mr. Komatsu's skull was broken, and that the wounds were concentrated in his head. According to the circumstances, it seems that he was hit on the head with something like a blunt instrument, according to the interview with the police.
On the 5th, the police investigated the river flowing near the scene to see if the murder weapon was thrown away.
Based on the state of the body, it is believed that Mr. Komatsu was killed on the day the body was discovered, and the police are investigating whether there were any suspicious persons by checking the images of the security cameras installed around the scene.