On the 5th, in a house in Higashimurayama, Tokyo, two people, believed to be a couple in their 80s and 90s, were found dead in their bedroom, and it was found that their husband was suspected of having heat stroke.
Meanwhile, her wife is suspected of having dementia, and she appears to have died a few days after her husband's death, so the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the situation at the time.
According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, on the afternoon of the 5th, a daughter living in another place called 110 at a house in Tamako-cho, Higashimurayama City, saying that her parents had died in her room.
Police officers rushed to find two people, believed to be a couple in their 80s and 90s, who lived in the house, died in the bedroom on the second floor.
The husband was about a week after his death, the wife was about a day old, and the husband was lying on the futon and the wife was lying on the floor at her feet.
The Metropolitan Police Department investigated and found that of the two, the husband was suspected of having heat stroke.
At the time of discovery, some bedroom windows were open, but no air conditioning was installed.
Meanwhile, according to the Metropolitan Police Department, the wife is suspected of having dementia, and she appears to have died of senility a few days after her husband's death.
Since the couple lived together, the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the situation at that time in detail.
July in Tokyo 25 people have died on suspicion of heat stroke
In July, there were a series of deaths on suspicion of heat stroke, and so far 25 people have died.
According to the Tokyo Medical Examiner's Office, 25 men and women in their 50s and 90s died in July on suspicion of heat stroke.
By age group, the number of people in their 80s is the highest at 11.
Of the 25 people, 24 were lying indoors, such as at home.
In addition, two new people were confirmed to have died in June, bringing the total number of people who died in June to 52.
On the 6th in Tokyo, 11 men and women between the ages of 5 and 90 were taken to the hospital on suspicion of heat stroke by 3:00 pm, so the Tokyo Fire Department and others used the air conditioner without patience. However, we are calling for thorough measures such as frequent hydration before thirst.