TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Singer Keiko Fuji, the mother of pop star Hikaru10+件 Utada, plunged from a condominium building to her death in a suspected suicide, Tokyo police said Thursday. She was 62.
The singer of Japanese "enka" ballads was found around 7 a.m. lying and bleeding on a road in front of the condominium building in Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward. She was taken to hospital in a state of cardiac arrest and later confirmed dead.
She may have plunged from the 13th floor of the 28-story building, the police said.