40-year-old Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi died early Sunday morning of an apparent suicide

40-year-old Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi, mother of two, passed away on Sunday morning of a clear suicide. Her better half, actor Nakabayashi Taiki discovered her in their Tokyo condo early Sunday morning at around 2 a.m. While no letter was found and the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is researching, authorities said signs were that she ended her own life.

Takeuchi won various awards and featured in a few motion pictures and TV network shows both in Japan and abroad. Takeuichi first appeared in films with “Innocent World” in 1998 and numerous others, including the 1998 horror film “Ringu”. She played the female Japanese Sherlock Holmes in the 2018 Hulu and HBO Asia drama “Miss Sherlock”.