• Kyodo News


A 26-year-old woman and her 2-year-old daughter were found dead early Sunday with their necks slashed in their home in Kaizu, Gifu Prefecture, while the woman’s husband jumped to his death in a nearby city, police said.

The police believe the man, Kazuto Hishida, 43, committed suicide after killing his wife, Kaoru, and daughter, Manami.

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