78-year-old man arrested over death of housing complex resident in Yokohama


Police in Yokohama have arrested a 78-year-old man on suspicion of killing a 67-year-old man on the grounds of the housing complex where they both live.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 11 a.m. on Saturday at the housing complex in Asahi Ward, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said Norio Yoshida is accused of beating Masaru Saito about the head and face several times after Saito complained about the noise Yoshida was making with a lawn mower.

Another resident called 119 and Saito was taken to hospital where he died about 90 minutes after arrival.

Police said Yoshida has admitted to shoving Saito but denied beating him.

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Noise rage is everyone's problem

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I have noticed that people are agitated more than the level of normal due to COVID and other related factors.

We all need to just take a step back and calm down.

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If the guy was making noise with his lawn mower at 11 pm instead of 11 am, I could understand the annoyance. But 11 am on a Saturday is nothing to get upset like that about. I hope this old POS rots in jail.

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In principle one has many options against noise. Leaving the place, going for a walk for instance, or wearing headphones, pods etc., some are even called noise canceling, and of course , something I would prefer, fighting noise with another noise, turning the amplifier slightly on and playing a good classical symphony or jazz piece at such wall shivering volumes , that even the lawn mower itself quickly runs away shamefully…lol

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Housing complex means a government UR Danchi. Usually mostly poor folks on welfare. Poor guy.

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If it was a petrol mower they can be a bit noisy, but nothing worth getting into a fight over, but if it was a petrol mower they can take some starting, which makes me wonder if it was an electric mower, these are very quit, the mind boggles at some one getting annoyed at an electric mower, the next option to stop any more arguments would be to have a sola powered one, there are several ones on the market now, they trundle around cutting the grass in a random pattern, and it senses that the battery is getting low, it will return back to its station for recharging....

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A 78 yr old man beating to death someone 11 years his junior and mo mention of a weapon.

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Never let your anger get the better of you. It's not worth it.

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Anger = danger!

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