Police in Miyazaki City on Monday arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of murder after he allegedly stabbed another man after an argument on Sunday night.
According to police, Yoshiharu Hisatsune, a construction worker, has admitted to stabbing Otohiko Saito, 47. Fuji TV reported that a passerby saw Saito lying on the street near JR Sadowara Station at around 11:25 p.m. Sunday and called 110. Saito was taken to hospital where he died from multiple stab wounds at around 12:30 a.m. Monday.
Police said that prior to the incident, Saito had been drinking with friends at a nearby pub. His friends told police they heard Saito having an argument with someone on his phone before they parted. Police said Hisatsune left a blood-stained knife and personal belongings at the scene.© Japan Today