TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 47-year-old man over the alleged fatal assault of a male acquaintance on Tuesday, reports TBS News (Feb. 9).
At jus past 10:00 a.m., Tomoyuki Hoshi, of no known occupation, allegedly beat the victim, aged in his 30s, in the head with a whiskey bottle at the suspect’s residence in Nakano Ward. He also choked him by the neck.
The acquaintance was later confirmed dead at a hospital, the Nakano Police Station said.
Upon his arrest on suspicion of inflicting bodily harm, Hoshi admitted to the allegations. “We got into a quarrel, and I flew into a rage,” Hoshi said.
Police are now investigating the circumstances that led to the incident.