Mother leaps to death with 1-year-old twin daughters
CHIBA — April 4th, 2015
The bodies of a 38-year-old woman and her one-year-old twin daughters were found on the ground beside a apartment building in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, on Friday morning.
Police said it appears the woman, holding her daughters, jumped to her death from the 11th floor roof at around 9 a.m. The woman did not live in the building, police said.
According to police, the woman worked for the Chiba prefectural police department, Fuji TV reported. Sources close to the investigation said the woman had been suffering from a mental illness over the past few years. She was currently on maternity leave.