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Man arrested over murder of woman at Tokyo brothel

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Police in Tokyo have arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of killing a woman in her 30s at a brothel where she worked.

Police said Yutaka Imai, a contract employee, was a customer at the establishment in Taito Ward at around 11 a.m. on May 5 when he allegedly stabbed the woman in the neck with a knife, Kyodo News reported. The victim was found in a bathtub in a room. She was taken to hospital where she died about 90 minutes later. 

Imai stabbed himself in the stomach and was found in the corridor outside the room. He was hospitalized and was arrested by police on Saturday after he recovered.

According to police reports, Imai told investigators that the woman refused his reservation at the brothel. He was quoted as saying, “I felt an irresistible urge to kill her after seeing how good her life seemed to be compared to my own.”

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RIP,lady.

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Remind to NOT stay at this hotel...

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“I felt an irresistible urge to kill her after seeing how good her life seemed to be compared to my own.”

Good god!

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Psycho POS loser.

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I felt an irresistible urge to kill her after seeing how good her life seemed to be compared to my own.

Pathetic loser. Hope he hangs.

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“ . . . after seeing how good her life seemed compared to my own.”

Really?! She’s a prostitute. People pay her money to have sex with them.

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What a vile example of humanity he is - killing the poor woman because he perceived her life better than his. Loathsome slug!

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I thought prostitution was illegal….

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Sex workers are human.

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all these guys who kill someone and then stab themselves are so much less efficient at the latter........ funny that.

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What a scumbag, a loser of the highest order. Lock the cad up and throw away the key.

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Is there a brothel? No way it's Japan, one of the most developed countries. I believe it's just a bathing service and a woman staff.

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A high risk job like this should have a proper security.

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There it is again: “Taito-Ku”.

Isn’t this the Asakusa area ?

It seems they are making a vailed attempt to not make the area sound bad, when of course the North area is nothing BUT “Bath Houses”.

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@stormcrow I don't think she was a "Prostitute" she was a paid "sex worker" she worked in a brothel. Yes people pay her money for sex, but this was a controlled established work environment she was not a street walker soliciting sex. I think there is some difference, a prostitute don't refuse service, their mind set is any "Trick" they will do, working at a brothel and refusing his service suggest to me its business as usual where you can refuse service to anyone and the money was not that important.

“ . . . after seeing how good her life seemed compared to my own.”

Really?! She’s a prostitute. People pay her money to have sex with them.

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Taito-ward is where the infamous Yoshiwara red-light district was during the Edo Era and afterwards.

Imai told investigators that the woman refused his reservation at the brothel.

Gee, I wonder why. She could tell he was a nutso loser.

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Pathetic loser, send him to gallows !!!..

Sex workers are human.

Well said..

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Treat sex workers with respect. They do a high risk job most of us wouldn't or couldn't.

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Personally I don’t see anything specific here or differences to other jobs or work. We all are somehow prostitutes and have to sell us one way or another. She sold sex, we others daily sell us by our muscle power or our knowledge or both. And we all also have risks to die or to be killed in all our other working environments.

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“I felt an irresistible urge to kill her after seeing how good her life seemed to be compared to my own.”

Idiot.

These fools harming and killing hard working women.....

Make an example of the scum and stretch him

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Envy.....many prostitutes can make a lot of money in a month....much more than a salary man.....

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