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Man arrested for fatally stabbing woman in Shizuoka Prefecture

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Police in Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture, have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of murder after he fatally stabbed a 19-year-old woman on a sidewalk on Saturday.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 1:20 p.m. Fuji TV reported that a local resident heard a woman scream for help several times, and called 110. Police rushed to the scene and found Mirai Yamada, a university student, lying on the ground, bleeding from several stab wounds. She was taken to hospital where she died about two hours later.

Yamada, who lived nearby, was on her way home after finishing her part-time shift at a convenience store when she was attacked.

Police detained Aoi Hori, also a university student, near the scene of the crime. Police said Hori, who is from Mishima in Shizuoka Prefecture, and the victim were acquainted.

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"Man arrested..."

MAN? A twenty-year-old Japanese male is NOT a man; nothing more than a self-indulgent, narcissistic child. Reared from birth on manga comic and mother's teat, completely unable to support himself or even to form an opinion, searching constantly for the next self-gratification. By the way, it is not reported here but both murderer and victim were students at Tokai University...

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3RENSHO

Agree with you 100%

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Another pathetic loser. At least he's twenty so no excuses about him being a juvenile. Throw the book at him.

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That suspect is not even a human being. He is beyond a low life and should just be executed via hanging or firing squad.

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Another creep who probably stalked her and couldn't take no for an answer.

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Another article seriously lacking in information and people jumping onto conclusions...

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 A twenty-year-old Japanese male is NOT a man; nothing more than a self-indulgent, narcissistic child.

I've witnessed so many similar cases at, so called, advanced western country. Jobless young people. Yes, they were independent from their family but living on government support with which they buy drug, alcohole... etc.

Dont understand manga? I couldn't understand young people spending their hard earned money(which looked almost wasting to me) on rubbish cars.

I'm not saying either side is wrong. People from different culture can be different. Is it that hard to accept it?

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In January, Mirai Yamada (the victim) had visited the Numazu Police Station to complain that she was being stalked by Aoi Hori, a fellow student at the same university she attended. At that time, she gave Police the name of the perpetrator.

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