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Man arrested for killing acquaintance during drinking session at home

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Police in Tokyo have arrested a 43-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing a drinking acquaintance at his apartment in Ota Ward.

According to police, Yasutoshi Nai killed Hiromi Uchidate, 64, whose residence is unknown, while they were drinking at his apartment on the night of Dec 19 and early the next morning, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said Nai stomped on Uchidate’s upper body and head. Uchidate also had multiple rib fractures and a pulmonary contusion that reportedly caused his death.

Police said Nai told them he and Uchidate have known each other for about 10 years. The two would regularly eat and drink together at public parks or at home.

Nai told police they were drinking alcohol in his living room when Uchidate scattered cigarette ashes on the floor. He said this infuriated him and made him assault Uchidate.

On the morning of Dec 20, Nai called a nearby police box to report that his acquaintance was not moving.

Police said Nai has admitted assaulting Uchidate but denied any intent to kill.

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Exzessive drinking and its results.

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Drinking alcohol has been causing a lot of trouble.

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Sake is the chief of all medicine. But if you drink too much, Sake is the chief of poison. RIP.

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Some kind of friend.

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Sake doesn't turn someone into a murderer, no matter how drunk you are. And stomping on someone's head. At that point he was trying to finish him.

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Yes, alcohol can lower your defenses and evil can overcome you.

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Police said Nai stomped on Uchidate’s upper body and head. Uchidate also had multiple rib fractures and a pulmonary contusion that reportedly caused his death.

Now that guy has some serious anger management issues. If he had slugged his buddy in a fit of rage and that guy hit his head and died, yeah, you could argue that there was no intent to kill. But this guy stomped, stomped some more, and kept on stomping - a frenzy.

No intention to kill, my foot.

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Don't drink alcohol with friends, do It alone with your cat, this counts as not drinking alone..

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"Nai told police they were drinking alcohol in his living room when Uchidate scattered cigarette ashes on the floor. He said this infuriated him and made him assault Uchidate."

Really? Did he not foresee the consequences of his actions after the fact? Does he not have a broom or vacuum cleaner?

If you flick ashes on my floor, I would just say, Wow! and never ask you to my home ever again.

But apparently, that's just me.

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Lock him up and throw away the key, problem solved.

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