An 18-year-old youth died on Wednesday after being stabbed in his Akishima City apartment in the early hours of the morning. Police said the boy’s mother called for an ambulance just after 2 a.m. and told them that her son had been stabbed by a man in the apartment.
Ambulance personnel rushed to the city-run apartment and found the victim lying on the floor of his bedroom, and a bloodied knife belonging to the home was found by his side. He was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead about two hours later, suffering heavy blood loss from the stab wound to his chest.
The mother told police that she was sleeping in the next room when she awoke to the sound of screaming. She got up to check on her son and saw him grappling with a man near the kitchen. She said the man ran out of the apartment, adding that she didn’t know the man.© News reports