A US military serviceman and his Japanese girlfriend have died at a condominium in Okinawa.
Police suspect the man killed himself after fatally stabbing his girlfriend with a knife.
The two were found bleeding on Saturday morning in a unit of the six-story apartment building in the town of Chatan in the southern Japanese prefecture. The building is located near US military bases.
Ambulance crew who rushed to the scene confirmed the two dead.
Police and the US military say they identified the man as a 32-year-old serviceman and the woman as his 44-year-old Japanese girlfriend.