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Man arrested over fatal assault of acquaintance

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Police in Kadoma, Osaka Prefecture, have arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of fatally assaulting and robbing a 25-year-old acquaintance in a car parking lot.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 2:15 a.m., Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said the suspect, Yusei Morisaki, and the victim, Tomoyo Nishida, had been drinking at a nearby izakaya before they got into a dispute.

Police said Morisaki beat Nishida about the head and then stole his rucksack containing 40,000 yen in a wallet.

A passerby saw Nishida lying on the ground and called 119. Nishida was taken to hospital where he died of a subacute subdural hematoma shortly after arrival.

Police said Morisaki, accompanied by his mother, turned himself in at a police station at around 8 a.m. Saturday. He was also identified from street surveillance camera footage. Police said he has admitted assaulting Nishida but denied intent to kill him.

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Idiots. To alcohol... The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems!

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Idiots. To alcohol... The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems!

I've seen quite a few news stories about friends, acquaintances, and even spouses murdering one another after drinking and getting into an argument, in Japan.

Like the old saying goes, "Two drunk guys will start a fight. Two stoned guys will start a band."

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Or the other old saying, "nothing good happens after midnight."

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To alcohol... The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems!

Another Simpsons fan, I see;)

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What is their employment status?

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Good one Expat

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