Police in Tokyo have arrested a 19-year-old woman on suspicion of fatally stabbing her 25-year-old boyfriend with whom she lived.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 3:25 p.m. Sunday at an apartment in Edogawa Ward, Fuji TV reported. Police said the victim, Yusaku Sato, called 110 and said he had been stabbed by his girlfriend.
Police rushed to the apartment building and found Sato, bleeding from a knife wound to the stomach, in the parking lot. He was taken to hospital where he died on Sunday night.
Police found Sato’s girlfriend, a part-time worker, in the apartment and arrested her. The woman, who cannot be named because she is a minor, has admitted to the charge, police said, adding she had been living with Sato since April 2021.
She was quoted by police as saying she stabbed Sato because he had told her he wanted to break up with her, but she denied intending to kill him.© Japan Today