THE EGOIST's ex-guitarist Setsuna admitted to assaulting 20-year-old Uran Hirayama in Chiba, Japan. The woman was found dead a few days ago.
On the evening of December 9th, 2017 a friend of Uran informed the police that around 3pm Uran hint on committing suicide in a message to her. After receiving this message she tried to contact Uran again but the woman didn't react to any message or call anymore.
At 9:15pm, when the police arrived at the apartment in Chiba where Uran was living alone, they found her dead on her futon - with marks of pressure on her neck. Suffocation is the official cause of death the police revealed on December 11th.
She was in a close relationship with 30-year-old musician Setsuna (Keisuke Kawasaki) who is said to be married to another woman. Details on the relationship between him and Uran were also revealed by her friend who called the police. She posted photos of LINE conversations and more between Setsuna and Uran via Uran's twitter account for which she has the login data.
After learning about their history the police arrested Setsuna, accusing him of assault. Later he admitted: "After strangling her, I locked the door and left."
According to the tweets that were posted on Uran's twitter after her death Setsuna and Uran were in a relationship and had planned to commit double suicide. In Japan there's even a special word for double suicide out of love. Some people consider it as romantic since they leave the world together and might be able to be together in their next life.
Setsuna posted the following tweet in the afternoon of December 9th that is deleted by now: "In the future, in any way and any world I want to be one with Uran." while Uran's Twitter profile descriptions says: "After being reborn I hope to marry Keisuke-kun."
A handwritten last will by Uran was found in her room.