A 29-year-old man was arrested Saturday over the fatal stabbing of his former girlfriend in Tama, Tokyo, on Friday night.
Police said the man, Hiroaki Suzuki, turned himself in at a koban (police box) in front of Kikuna Station in Yokohama at around 2 a.m. Saturday, Fuji TV reported. He was quoted by police as saying he had slashed his former girlfriend. He also had a knife with him.
The victim, Mayuko Ueda, was found collapsed on the stairwell of an apartment building connecting to her apartment block at around 8:15 p.m. Friday. She was bleeding from a knife wound to the neck. She was taken to hospital where she died shortly after arrival.© Japan Today