Police in Fussa, Tokyo, said Monday they have arrested a 24-year-old man over the murder of a woman with whom he went on a date to watch fireworks.
According to police, Takumi Izawa is accused of strangling to death Aika Miyata, 22, at his apartment on Saturday night. Fuji TV reported that Izawa and Miyata had become acquaintances online and arranged to go and see the fireworks display together. After the fireworks festival, the two returned to Izawa's apartment where he allegedly strangled Miyata.
Police said that Izawa turned himself in at a police station on Sunday, and confessed to killing Miyata. Izawa was quoted as saying that he lost his temper after a heated argument with Miyata.© Japan Today