Police in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture, have arrested a 20-year-old female college student on suspicion of attempting to kill her ex-boyfriend by hitting him in the head with a hammer and stabbing him in the back with a knife.
According to police, they received an emergency call around 1 p.m. on July 23 from a resident of an apartment, who said that a man had been stabbed on the fourth floor. When police arrived at the scene, they found a a 21-year-old male student of Kwansei Gakuin University, who had been beaten about the head with a hammer, stabbed in the back with a kitchen knife, and shot with a stun gun, Fuji TV reported. He was rushed to the hospital and was in a stable condition, police said Monday.
Police said the victim's former girlfriend, Yuna Nawate, also a student at Kwansei Gakuin, was splattered with the victim’s blood and was arrested at the scene. The weapons used in the attack were found in the apartment.
Police said Nawate and the victim had broken up several days before the attack. She was quoted by police as saying, “When I asked my ex-boyfriend to get back together, he turned me down, so I lost my temper and tried to kill him."© Japan Today