Japanese actress Yūko Takeuchi, best known for her role in the horror film Ringo, was found dead in her home in the capital, Tokyo. The actress is said to have met her husband Tyki Niqabaishi at her house in Shivaba ward.
However, 40-year-old actress Yūko Takeuchi's death was confirmed at the hospital. Award-winning Japanese actress Yūko Takeuchi has been found dead at her home in Tokyo.
According to a BBC report, she is said to have met her actor husband Tyki Niqabaishi at her home in Shibuya ward, but her death was confirmed at the hospital. According to Japanese media, the police have started an investigation and they suspect that the actress has committed suicide.
Yūko Takeuchi was very popular in Japan and also became famous from the 1998 horror film Ringo. His talent agency Stardust Promotion said in a statement that it was shocked and saddened by the news. She played Sherlock Holmes in the 2018 HBO series Miss Sherlock Holmes, which aired in several countries, including the United States.
Yūko Takeuchi won Best Actress at the Japan Academy Awards for three consecutive years between 2004 and 2007. However, it has not been confirmed yet whether the actress committed suicide or not.
Recently, several Japanese stars have taken their lives, including actress Si Ashina, actor Haruma Miura and wrestling star Hana Kamura. It should be noted that Japan has one of the highest suicide rates in the world and the number of suicides in Japan has decreased since the introduction of countermeasures more than a decade ago.