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Man arrested for murder of ex-girlfriend said he still had feelings for her


Police on Tuesday arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of fatally stabbing his 27-year-old ex-girlfriend in her car in Higashi-Matsuyama, Saitama Prefecture, last month.

Police quoted the suspect, identified as Shota Kamiyama, as saying he still had feelings for the victim, Yuri Harashima, and was distraught when she told him she wanted to end their relationship, Sankei reported. The two had known each other since their junior high school days.

Harashima, an esthetician, was found dead in her car in a parking lot at 7:30 p.m. on March 31. Police said she had been stabbed four times in the chest. Kamiyama lay nearby, after having tried to commit suicide by stabbing himself.

A bloody knife used in both stabbings was found at the scene.

Kamiyama was hospitalized and police waited for him to recover before arresting him on Tuesday.

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That girl deserved much better than this. She deserved much better than him! May her family find peace.

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'Cause nothing says I love like a good slashing.

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No means NO!!!

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Seems like this young needs to learn just what love is! It's certainly not selfish murder. (I can't have her, no one can.) Sad that the young woman will never know what true love feels like.

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As a young man i remember the pain of getting dumped, but its part of growing up and a part of life that must be dealt with like a mature emotional controlled adult. Arghh here lieth the problem "mature emotional controlled adult".

Rest in peace young lady.

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Too much love will kill you -QUEEN

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She was his world. He couldn't handle such a blow to his pride. What a loser. Lots fish n' the sea fellas . . . love the game, dont be a hater-

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To kill someone out of love is impervious to reason.

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Once again; " I STILL LOVE you Honey, therefore I am going to KILL you ".

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Nonsense behavior on the part of this stupid man

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Yeah, the feeling that she should be dead. Crazy.

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So sad to see that a yound lady lost her life because of this looser. No excuse for killing someone just because they decided to grow up and not want to be with you. I have seen friends who had high school sweet hearts leave them and they were a mess for awhile but eventually they got over it.

My advice to young people, it is a good thing to have a boyfriend/girlfriend when young, but it is equally important to have those relationships end simply for the fact you will learn how to deal with rejection, and to deal with change when people tend to grow up and apart from each other.

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she asked for the end of the relation not for the end of the life

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He's definitely Shota couple of marbles...

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Unsuccessful suicides are ridiculous.

How hard can it be to kill yourself? Perhaps he should have tried to kill himself first and if he succeeded, then kill his lost junior high sweet heart.

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Sssssnap! Another timebomb goes off! He still had feelings for her so he killed her! That statement in itself is insane! How many girls get killed in Japan by jilted lovers? It seems to happen nearly every week! I speak to many girls and very often I hear stories of stalking, bullying and violence. I also often hear stories from single women who are afraid to have a relationship because of these pathetic losers. RIP young lady. You didn't deserve to die.

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Grow up...

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And said feeling was "ownership."

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