A man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murdering the man living opposite his home in Ueda City. According to police, Kunio Higuchi, 45, entered the home of Kazuo Karaki, 82, at around 8 a.m. last Friday and strangled him. Higuchi was found unconscious alongside Karaki and was taken to hospital, where upon his recovery and subsequent discharge on Tuesday, he was arrested by police.
Karaki’s wife, Hiromi, 75, was apparently hit and killed by a car nearby, before police found the two men on Friday, they said.
Higuchi has admitted to killing Karaki, and has also implied his involvement in the death of Karaki’s wife.© Wire reports