Police in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, have arrested a 41-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing his 28-year-old girlfriend to death.
The suspect, Hideaki Tanno, an office employee, is suspected of stabbing Miho Komatsu in her chest to death with a knife at her apartment in Tsukuba City on Monday night, Sankei Shimbun reported.
A neighbor called police reporting screams coming from the woman's apartment. When officers arrived on the scene, they found Komatsu lying on the floor bleeding.
According to police, Tanno has admitted to the charge, but denied intending to kill Komatsu. The couple had been in a relationship since last April.© Japan Today