Police on Monday arrested a 41-year-old man on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 38-year-old man outside his home in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Sunday night.
According to police, the suspect, Ryo Ueyama, a company employee, was apprehended at around 12:35 p.m. while walking near JR Shimbashi Station in Tokyo, Fuji TV reported.
Police said the victim, Kyota Nakata, was visited by a Ueyama at his house in Hamakita Ward at around 9 p.m. He then went outside with the man and staggered back into the house a few minutes later, bleeding from knife wounds. His wife called 110.
Nakata was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said a bloodied knife was found outside the house and the suspect was seen fleeing the scene in a car.
Police said Nakata's wife told them there had been money trouble between her husband and Ueyama.
Editor's note: Story has been updated to include the arrest of a suspect.© Japan Today