Woman's corpse found on roof of Narita airport
tokyoreporter.com -- Sep 12
The body of a woman was found on the roof at Narita International Airport in Narita City, police revealed on Monday, NHK reports.

At just past 10:00 a.m. on Monday, a passenger tipped off authorities about a woman collapsed on a first-floor roof of Terminal 2 near a gate. Police arriving at the terminal found the woman lying face-up on the roof. She was confirmed dead at the scene.

Aside from an injury to the head, the body of the woman, believed to be aged between 20 and 50, did not exhibit any external injuries. Her body was clothed in a light green dress.

According to Narita International Airport Corp., which operates the airport, the body of the woman was found in a restricted area. About 10 meters away from the location, there is an observation deck on the fourth floor. In order to prevent persons from leaving the deck, there is a four-meter fence in place.

Police are treating the case as the result of an accident or a suicide.

成田空港の搭乗口近くで女性が死んでいるのが見つかりました。 11日午前10時ごろ、成田国際空港第2ターミナルビルの搭乗口付近の屋根で、ワンピース姿で運動靴を履いた女性が倒れ、死亡しているのが見つかりました。
News sources: tokyoreporter.com, ANNnewsCH
Nov 21
Police are set to refer sumo grand champion Harumafuji to prosecutors by the end of the year on suspicion of assaulting lower-ranked wrestler Takanoiwa in a drunken brawl, investigative sources said Tuesday. (Japan Times)
Nov 21
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 31-year-old man for organizing an orgy event via the social-networking service Twitter, reports the Sankei Shimbun. (tokyoreporter.com)
Nov 21
A wild boar was killed after it injured an 11-year-old girl during a rampage in the town of Oizumi on Monday, reports NHK. (tokyoreporter.com)
Nov 21
Osaka Prefectural Police have arrested a 53-year-old woman living in Neyagawa City the bodies of four newborn infants were found encased in concrete in a residence, reports TV Asahi (tokyoreporter.com)
Nov 21
A group of Japanese researchers has developed the country's first quantum computer and is offering others free trials as a way to spur further innovation. (NHK)
Nov 21
As a part of a crackdown on illegal gambling, Tokyo Metropolitan Police have busted a pair of internet casinos operating in Shibuya Ward, reports TV Asahi (tokyoreporter.com)
Nov 20
Police on Monday served a fresh arrest warrant on a 27-year-old man who has admitted to killing nine people before dismembering their bodies at his apartment near Tokyo. (Japan Today)
Nov 20
The US military in Japan has banned all its service members from drinking both on and off base following a fatal car accident in Okinawa Prefecture, southern Japan. (NHK)
Nov 20
The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics sent out information to elementary schools nationwide about the games' official mascot on Monday, ahead of a vote for the final selection. (Japan Today)
Nov 20
A man on a motorbike came behind women and snatched their handbags on three occasions within 15 minutes on Saturday night in an area near JR Omiya Station in Saitama city, police said Sunday. The man got away with around 80,000 yen, police said. (Japan Today)