Man stabbed to death on Nagoya street


Police in Nagoya have arrested a 51-year-old man on suspicion of killing a 62-year-old male acquaintance after they got into an argument on a street in Nagoya.

According to police, Koji Morinaga, a temp worker, stabbed Katsuhiko Muroya, a company employee, in the left side of his chest with a knife at around 1 p.m. Thursday, Fuji TV reported. A passerby called 119 and said a man was lying on the sidewalk, bleeding from an injury. Muroya was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Morinaga was arrested by police around 150 meters from the crime scene, not too far from his home in Meito Ward.

Police said Morinaga has admitted to the charge. He was quoted by police as saying he had been having an affair with Muroya’s wife and that was what they had been arguing about. At 10:40 a.m., Morinaga called police and said he wanted to stab someone who was irritating him.

Just before the incident, Muroya’s wife had driven to see Morinaga at his home.

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The wife is just as guilty as the killer, I hop she is held responsible for endangering the life of her husband by her actions.

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I a man o r A women are NOT happy or satisfied with their partners, the right thing to do is to seek advice or move on.

But hooking up with a new stud or B is't the right path.

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Not reported in this article, but the police deemed him a non-threat.

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The plot of a whole bunch of Tuesday Night TV movies. Bad when it happens for real.

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So police did nothi g...

Crime underreported ?

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Seriously, what is the thing with people stabbing people in Japan?? Why do so many people carry knives anyway? It's not like Japanese are the manly and crafty MacGyver kind of folk who would use it to save a situation.

Even more concerning is the rate of people ending up dying on the way or early after being admitted to hospital. Makes one question if everything is ok with the Japanese emergency medical care (the more I learn about it the more I'm doubtful).

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I hope she is charged as an accessory. She stands to inherit her husband's estate, so I wouldn't be surprised if she put this guy up to it.

Even more concerning is the rate of people ending up dying on the way or early after being admitted to hospital.

Stabbed in the left side of his chest (that's where the heart is), and dead on arrival. Not a high survival rate in those cases.

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