After killing a woman, a man was found dead in his car on a rail crossing in Chiba Prefecture on Tuesday morning.
From the police investigation, a train driver on the JR Sotobo Line spotted a car on a crossing near Yatsumie Station in Chosei-mura at around 3:50 a.m. on Tuesday.
Then, he stopped the train and called the police.
Then, the police found a man identified as Shinji Umeda, 41, in the driver’s seat, bleeding from a gunshot wound to the head with a gun on the seat beside him.
About seven kilometers away from the incident, the police were found the body of a 61-year-old woman on an isolated farm road in Mobara city at 6:30 a.m.
The woman had been shot in the head by the same gun.
The police were able to ascertain that she and Umeda knew each other, and both were from Aichi Prefecture. Before killed himself, police believe Umeda killed the woman.