Police in Izumisano City, Osaka Prefecture, have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of killing his girlfriend who was in her late teens.
Police said Motoko Yamanaka called 119 at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, claiming his girlfriend was not breathing and becoming cold to the touch, Kyodo News reported. When paramedics arrived at the man’s apartment, the girl was lying on her back on a bed. She was declared dead at the scene.
The paramedics contacted the police who said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. Police said the girl had a red, swollen face.
Police said Yamanaka told them he found his girlfriend collapsed on the bed when he returned home on Tuesday evening. He also admitted to hitting her "10 to 20 times" during an argument on Monday night.© Japan Today
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What an absolute mutt. This scumbag hopefully will be locked away for a long time!
Poor girl beaten up till she dies by someone who supposed to love and protect you. That moment she must be very scared and knowing she will die, the horror.
What ever the argument was just go out by coffee and calm down.
Never touch someone like that.
that little 22 year old a-hole needs to be locked up for life
10 to 20 times. So he was drunk. And upset. Took it out on his girl. He is already in H$LL with the thought of what he did when he was drunk. He will see her every time he closes his eyes. What he did was not only terrible but just pure evil.
Hang that punk!!..
What a horrifying story. Lock this guy up for life.
This will be big news in Izumisano Im sure.
He won’t be locked up for life and he certainly won’t face the death penalty.
He’ll likely receive a custodial sentence of between 10 and 15 years, based on similar cases.
Yes, that’s too lenient.
It’s important to provide the full information like motives. In most cases, i think motives are known but not reported in the news. The law has to take into account of all facts but news can be written without any evidence and with bias. That’s why there are sometimes court rulings that look strange to public who has little information from the news.
Oh and by the way I did hit her "10 to 20 times" during an argument on Monday night !
It certainly is. The slap-on-the-wrist sentencing here is nuts. A long way from forcing people to commit sepuku for the smallest of infractions, like in the old days.
There must be some middle ground, where people are simply sentenced appropriately according to the severity of their crimes.
Would be nice to know more to the story, what the fight was about etc
Elvis is here
Sweet mercy. What a dreadful story.
I am quite liberal and don't believe in capital punishment but this "human being" really needs a good looking at...
It’s not really relevant what the argument was about, nothing can excuse what he did.
Knowing the reason for the fight simply does not matter because it will never justify the killing of a person! From your comment it seems that you are trying to say that if the reason is known then maybe the killing is ok!!!
What a waste of taxpayers money that would be! People like this murderer should face the old traditional law which was practice in muslim ( Islamic ) countries before where a killer would get the death sentence and the death would be the same way as he killed another ( in this case being beaten on the face )! It’s a shame that human rights activist are always up in arms when a death sentence is given to a killer but it’s such hypocrisy. They don’t fight for the rights ( value of life ) of the victim who was killed by the murderer! Some evil people just deserve the death penalty…no exceptions!!!
I often look for motives in this criminal news articles but in case like this the motive doesnt really matter because the guy is obviously psychopathic/sociopathic eg has personality disorder which has its own logic and reality that shouldnt be mixed with all other healthy people reasoning.
Agreed, I have no problem with the death penalty. But he will suffer more with life imprisonment.
If you beat a teenage lady to death, you deserve a vicious beating to death yourself by another man.
He’s a beast and a thug, typical bully. Makes me so cross that there are people like this walking around ready at any time to commit vile acts, usually on someone much weaker.
I feel sorry for the girl's parents I hope they will do action to put this bf in jail
He should be given the same punishment by all the males in her life. I would also say "Yeah I know her!" just so I could get to hit him "10 to 20 times"! He took the life of a young woman because he couldn't control himself? My blood boils as my heart races!
What ol' Jack Burton always says
The headline is misleading as it isn't confirmed he beat her to death.
But beating her 20 times and then leaving her alone for almost 24 hours is undoubtedly cruel.