A 55-year-old man who has been in a coma since last month after he was pierced in the eye by an umbrella during an argument with a work colleague in front of Tokyo station, has died.
Police said Sunday that Yoshiya Takishima died on Saturday, Sankei Shimbun reported. He had been in a coma after the tip of the umbrella went through his eye and pierced his brain.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 11:45 p.m. on June 26. The two men had been drinking with another colleague. Takishima was arguing with his 54-year-old colleague, Yasushi Fukunishi, a systems engineer, when Fukunishi struck him with his umbrella, hitting him in the eye.
Fukunishi was initially arrested in an assault charge, but police said Sunday that the charge will be changed to accidental injury resulting in death.© Japan Today