• Kyodo News


Former television celebrity Ai Iijima was found dead at a condominium in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, on Wednesday afternoon less than two years after announcing her retirement from show business, police said.

Iijima, 36, was found dead in a unit on the 21st floor of the building by an acquaintance who went to visit her after she had stopped communicating. The police said they are looking into the circumstances surrounding her death.

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