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Man arrested for beating acquaintance to death with metal rod

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Police in Imizu, Toyama Prefecture, have arrested a 68-year-old man on suspicion of murder after he beat a 72-year-old man to death with a metal rod.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Police said the suspect, Shohachi Yamazaki, beat Kuniyasu Ejiri, an acquaintance, several times about the head and back, Fuji TV reported. Shortly after, Yamazaki called 110, saying he had killed someone.

Police found Ejiri lying on the road, bleeding from head wounds. Yamazaki was standing about 100 meters away and was arrested. Ejiri was taken to hospital where he died shortly after arrival.

Local media quoted a neighbor as saying there had been bad blood between the two men for years. Police confirmed that the two men had consulted them a few times since last October about a financial dispute.

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Police confirmed that the two men had consulted them a few times since last October about a financial dispute.

Well, he's definitely not gonna get his money now.

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What’s wrong with the old punch on the nose, say sorry and then shake hands?

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With acquaintances like this, who needs enemies??

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What’s wrong with the old punch on the nose, say sorry and then shake hands?

Like that is the best way to rekindle friendships.

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"Well, I didn't have anything ELSE to DO, so, I beat him with this metal rod". See ?

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Money and friendship are like oil and water.

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I wonder what was the nature of their financial dispute.

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So police was informed and did nothing, although bad blood behavioursbwere known...a failure.

Rip for the deceased

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With friends like that...

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So police was informed and did nothing,

What were they supposed to do?

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So police was informed and did nothing

How do you know they didn't do anything?

Seems you've prematurely ejected an incorrect judgement of 'failure'.

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Seniors committing senior abuse is too common here.

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Police are supposed to break this type of fighting up.

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