Police in Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture, are investigating the murder of a real estate company president whose body was found in his home on Wednesday night.
According to police, Toshio Wakamiya, 73, was found collapsed at the front entrance to his home at around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday after a security alarm at his house had been activated. The 34-year-old security company employee responding to the alarm was attacked by two men when he went into the house, Fuji TV reported. The two men kicked and beat him before fleeing.
Police said Wakamiya was stabbed in the stomach and also had head injuries. He was taken to hospital where he died five hours later due to loss of blood.
Wakamiya lived alone. Police said there was no sign that his house had been ransacked.© Japan Today