Police said, 'In preparation for 2020, we would like to carry out a purification drive'
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'I'm sorry,' the suspect wrote in an email the day after the incident
Police suspect the incident took place during a domestic dispute
Officers entered the residence after the father of the victim failed to appear at work the day before
This year, police have received 103 reports of thefts on the Yamanote Line in which the value of lost property totaled ¥2.9 million
Judge said, 'It was a vicious crime in which the intent to kill was strong'
Face of the woman, who was fully nude, showed signs of having been beaten, police said
Woman was conscious upon transport to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, police said
Suspect wrote, 'I killed a woman I have a fondness for, and I, too, would like to die right after her'
Suspect allegedly smashed a beer bottle over the head of a male employee and stabbed him in the face with a glass shard