Police on Wednesday arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly killing his friend and hiding the body in the victim's closet at his apartment in Tokyo's Adachi Ward. Police said that the suspect, identified as Masaki Suzuki, 20, has confessed to the charge.
According to police, Suzuki visited the home of the victim, 23-year-old Susumu Honda, at around 1 a.m. on Wednesday. The victim, a newspaper delivery man, had told his sister the previous night that Suzuki would be visiting him. Suzuki had stayed at Honda's apartment before, police said.
After Honda didn't show up for work, police were alerted and searched his apartment where they found his body in the closet. They then discovered Suzuki lying in a large cardboard box in the cupboard above the closet. According to police, Suzuki was found in possession of Honda's wallet and cell phone. Police say Suzuki confessed to the murder during questioning.© Compiled from news reports