Police in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, said Monday they have arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 25-year-old girlfriend.
According to police, the body of Misa Shiraishi was found at around 1 p.m. Sunday in the apartment of Takashi Hayasaka, a company employee, by a friend who had come to visit him, Fuji TV reported. He persuaded Hayasaka to call the police.
Police said Shiraishi, who lived with Hayasaka, had been dead for at least two weeks. They said Hayasaka has admitted to killing her and quoted him as saying he strangled her with his hands.© Japan Today