Woman fatally stabbed outside apartment in Kumamoto Pref


Police in Yatsushiro, Kumamoto Prefecture, are investigating the murder of a 41-year-old woman who died after being stabbed multiple times on Friday.

According to police, Kumiko Hirata was found collapsed in the parking lot beside her apartment building at around 7:50 a.m. Friday, Fuji TV reported. A resident called 119 and Hirata was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

Another resident reported hearing a young girl crying loudly in the parking lot 20 minutes before Hirata was found. Police believe it was one of Hirata’s two elementary school-age children who lived with her and that she may have witnessed the attack on her mother.

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Ex-husband? If yes, he’ll be found dead in a couple days.

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Another SAD story. I hope their are family members willing to care for her two daughters.

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WTF is going on in Japan nowdays?

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It’s something I would call Fukushima syndrome. Kumamoto is also affected from an earthquake, in addition corona strikes hard on top of the rebuilding efforts, that means everything is going down , no jobs , no income, no happiness and in general no future in sight, while all the official priorities are mostly concentrated in xxx area and also all resources go there for example for events like yyy. You know what I mean and why more and more people get crazy, don’t you?

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Feel extremely sorry for the woman and her daughter. These violent crimes need to stop. When the criminal is caught, he should receive the firing squad. It is time we all start being concerned about victim’s rights and forget about the well being of the criminals.

I thought Japan along with Singapore, Taiwan and Mainland China was top notch as to safety and one can meander around regardless of gender, size,etc.

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