Popular Japanese actress, Yuko Takeuchi has been found dead at the age of 40.The Miss Sherlock actress reportedly was found dead early Sunday in her Tokyo residence by police officials in what is now being investigated as an apparent suicide.
Takeuchi’s husband, actor Taiki Nakabayashi, found the mother of two sons in their bedroom around 2 a.m.
The Japan Times adds that no suicide note was found at the scene. The sad news comes barely nine months after she welcomed her second child. The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department has launched an investigation into her death.