An 18-year-old boy committed suicide by stabbing himself in the chest after attacking a high school girl with a knife on Sunday in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, police said. The girl, who was an acquaintance of the boy, was stabbed in the chest,but is in a stable condition in hospital, police said Monday.
Police said they received a call at 10 p.m. on Sunday from the victim's mother. She told police that her 17-year-old daughter was with her in their apartment when she received a phone call from the boy, telling her to meet him outside so that he could return an MD player. When the girl went out to meet him in an adjacent parking lot, he stabbed her and she ran back into the house.
The boy stabbed himself on the spot and died a few hours later in hospital, police said. He and the girl were reportedly dating.© News reports