Yuko Takeuchi, star of 2018 HBO sequence Miss Sherlock, discovered lifeless at Tokyo residence; reason behind demise unknown – The News Everyday

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The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department have launched an investigation to find out the reason for Yuko Takeuchi’ demise.

Japanese actor Yuko Takeuchi, 40, was discovered lifeless at her residence in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward. Her demise was confirmed on the hospital.

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The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department have launched an investigation to find out the reason for demise, and suspect that she could have taken her personal life. However, no suicide word has been discovered.

Takeuchi was present in her bed room by husband Taiki Nakabayashi round 2 am, writes Japan Times.

“It arrive abruptly, and we’re all shocked and saddened by the information,” stated her expertise company Stardust Promotion, in an announcement.

If her reason behind demise is confirmed, it might comply with the latest cases of suicide by actress Ashina Sei earlier this month, actor Miura Harumi in July and actuality TV star Kimura Hana in May. BBC notes that Japan has the best rate of suicides within the phrase, however there was a discount ever since preventative measures have been launched.

Takeuchi was born in 1980 and went on to pursue a career in appearing with the 1996 drama Cyborg. She then starred in NHK’s (Japan’s nationwide broadcaster) drama Asuka in 1999 and TBS’s Love and Life within the White in 2001, in response to Variety.

She stepped into movies with the 1998 hit Japanese horror movie Ring, adopted by Innocent World.

The actor performed the feminine model of sleuth Sherlock Holmes in 2018 HBO-Hulu sequence Miss Sherlock. The reveal was broadcast internationally in 18 international locations.

Takeuchi additionally received a number of Japanese Academy Awards through the years, most just lately for the 2014 movie Cape Nostalgia.

Her last massive display screen launch was The Confidence Man JP: Princess in July.


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