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Man stabbed to death in Tokyo apartment

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Police said Monday that a 74-year-old man who was discovered dead in his Tokyo apartment Monday morning may have been murdered in his sleep.

Shinji Igarashi was found in his Minami-Aoyama apartment, stabbed several times in the neck with what appears to be a knife. No signs of a struggle were found on the body during police investigations. Igarashi was discovered in his pajamas.

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What's up with the stabbing-in-neck thing? Damn, it must be horribly painful and frustrating as you can't cry for help let alone speak... Hope the keystones catch this murderer!

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This happened in the building next to mine. The police cordoned off the street since last night and loads of reporters this morning.

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Must have been a reason?..wow its getting serious in Tokyo with the murder spikage!

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Must have been a reason?..wow its getting serious in Tokyo with the murder spikage!

Is there a murder spikage in Tokyo? I mean it wouldn't surprise me, but I wouldn't know because I don't think JT posts every single murder that happens like the local city media does in the States. They also rarely report any news about statistics. The other day there was an article that reported about 1200+ murders in all of Japan in 2008, so I'm sure a good at least 10% might have been within the 23 Special Wards of Tokyo.

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Pajamas were the dead give away. And, I sure wish people here would find other places to stab people besides the neck. Is this a manga thing?

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People get more ruthless in a society with less money. He mighta made a noise if he woke up, so i guessed they killed him quickly to have one less civilian to worry about..

Stabbed in the neck is better than beaten to death with a blunt object anyday.

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hmmm...MAY have been murdered...thanks Sherlock

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stirfry- "hmmm...MAY have been murdered...thanks Sherlock"

May have been murdered IN HIS SLEEP. As opposed to maybe being murdered while not sleeping, my dear Watson.

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Stabbed in the neck is better than beaten to death with a blunt object anyday.

Except stabbings make Japanese society more and more anti-knife paranoid and the knife law keeps getting stricter and stricter. Pretty soon you'll get arrested for carrying toenail clippers.

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there should be many more details on this story. the poor fellow probably suffered inmensely. Getting hit with a blunt object would knock you unconscious immediately, but bleeding from the neck takes a few minutes. rip

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"My dear Enigma Don't fret my hate"

What the hell is going on there in the greatest place more Vile things must be our search progressing for the 6th jewel of Akim the Goddess of Love and Hate

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