• Kyodo


An elderly couple were found dead in their apartment in Yokohama at least 10 days after their death, the man from an apparent heart attack and his bed-ridden wife from subsequent starvation, it was learned Monday.

According to local police, the couple were found late Saturday afternoon, when the superintendent of the apartment came around to collect rent and smelled a foul odor.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.