Man arrested for fatally stabbing ramen restaurant manager


Police in Ota, Gunma Prefecture, have arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of fatally stabbing a ramen restaurant manager inside the eatery on Sunday.

According to police, Shohei Fujii stabbed Yosuke Mashimo, 42, in the neck and chest at his restaurant at around 12:10 a.m. Sunday, Kyodo News reported. Mashimo was taken to hospital where he died at around 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police said Fujii was once a part-time worker at the ramen restaurant. At the time of the stabbing, there were about 30 customers inside the restaurant. No other injuries were reported in the incident.

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speed i know it is totally weird, but fatally stabbing someone is a crime here in japan, so he was arrested.


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He was a former worker, it is very possible that it was revenge..

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There are SOOOOO many details that were left out. This article makes it sound like a disgruntled ex employee who was fired a while ago and waited for the right moment to strike. (at a busy time)

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