By David K. LiMICHELLE KENNEDY, AP U.S. and Japanese police on Monday said they are investigating the killing of a woman who was allegedly raped by a Japanese man, a police official said.
The New York Post on Sunday cited the Japanese police as saying they had no information on the woman’s identity.
Police have not said how she died or why she was attacked.
Japan’s police and military have been investigating a string of assaults and killings of women in the past two years.
Police said the attack on the 31-year-old woman was not the first in Japan involving a foreign suspect.
Earlier this month, an American tourist was arrested on suspicion of raping a Japanese woman on a Tokyo subway.
Authorities said the man, who was not Japanese, fled after the rape.
The Post quoted a Japanese police official as saying the suspect had been interviewed but declined to elaborate.
The woman, whose name has not been released, was allegedly attacked in a Tokyo train station and hospitalized with a head injury.
Police are searching for the man who allegedly raped the woman.
A woman is seen on CCTV footage allegedly beating a Japanese tourist.
Japanese police arrested a man suspected of raping the Japanese woman.
Police say the man fled after attacking her in a subway station.
Hide Caption 1 of 11 Photos: Japan’s rape epidemic Japan’s sex slavery crisis is the biggest worldwide, but the country has been spared most of the attention in the Western world because it is not a U.N. member.
Most of the countries that host the largest numbers of victims have not reported an increase in sexual assaults or murders.
The United States has seen a dramatic increase in the number of reported cases of sexual assault and exploitation, but a U,S.
government report released in October said it was not aware of any cases involving rape or abuse.
Many U.K. officials say the issue has become too sensitive and difficult to handle.
It has been more than a decade since the first case of sexual abuse was reported to police.
In September, the U.R.S.-backed government of Malaysia launched a public awareness campaign aimed at bringing attention to the issue, which the country’s parliament has said is a serious issue.
Hide View Photos The U.A.E. has recorded more than 1,000 cases of rape and sexual violence since 2014.
In addition to Japan, the United States, the Netherlands, Belgium and Spain have also recorded more cases of sex crimes against women.
A man was sentenced to life in prison for raping a woman in Malaysia in March. Hide