A 28-year-old man wanted as a suspect in the murder of an office worker in Tokyo was found hanged early Saturday inside a restaurant lavatory, and police are treating the case as suicide.

Nozomi Kuroda, a former Self-Defense Force member who had no fixed address, had been on a police wanted list for the murder and robbery of Kyoko Sekino, 24. The incident occurred at Sekino’s apartment in Tokyo’s Toshima Ward on Feb. 13.

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