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Man arrested over ex-girlfriend’s murder

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Police in Koganei, Tokyo, have arrested a 42-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 23-year-old former girlfriend.

According to police, Ippei Maruyama, a company employee, is accused of killing Rena Yonemaru at her apartment late Thursday night, Fuji TV reported. Maruyama returned to his home in Tama and told his wife. She called 110 at around 12:30 a.m. Friday and said her husband had killed someone.

Police said Yonemaru was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead. They said the victim had bruise marks on her face as well as strangulation marks on her neck.

Police said Maruyama has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he went to his former girlfriend’s apartment on Thursday night to try and rekindle their relationship but they got into an argument after she refused.

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Wow! The second such incident today.

2 ( +7 / -5 )

Sad. - Another Japanese man/spoiled boy incapable of handling rejection. - Could have just gone home to his wife in the first place.

13 ( +19 / -6 )

Maruyama returned to his home in Tama and told his wife.

That takes ballz.

-5 ( +4 / -9 )

@Fighto! was right earlier today: Women in Japan need to be on guard, especially with exes.

Mar 1, 2020: Among the total number of domestic violence consultations in 2020, which increased from 2019, 76.4% of the alleged victims were women.

9 ( +13 / -4 )

Wow! The second such incident today.

We’d be lucky to have only two back in Florida.

2 ( +6 / -4 )

Hi, honey, you'll never guess what happened...

3 ( +6 / -3 )

tried to "rekindle" an adulterous relationship.

"the victim had bruise marks on her face as well as strangulation marks on her neck."

"she was pronounced dead"

.....

incarcerate the societal maniacal sum.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

A thug that can't take a NO for an answer, why do men around here think it's okay to take their miserable failed life on women,

4 ( +5 / -1 )

"why do (men?) around here think it's okay to take their miserable failed life on women,"

because here ONLY is their coddled playpen.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

Understood. ‘Weak’ men and frustrated ‘momma’s boys’ can always find ‘just enough power’ to harm women that don’t do what they want:

@P.Smith 7:19am:[*the victim had bruise marks on her face as well as **strangulation marks on her neck.]*

“It takes a lot of hate and/willpower to strangle another to death.”

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Deadbeat: Hey hon. I killed my girlfriend.

Deadbeat’s wife: Again?!?!

-4 ( +0 / -4 )

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