TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a 29-year-old man over the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend in Tama City on Friday, reports Nippon News Network (Mar. 17).
Early Saturday morning, Hiroaki Suzuki, 29, turned himself over to a police box in Yokohama’s Kohoku Ward.
During questioning, Suzuki told police that he stabbed Mayuka Ueda, who was found collapsed and bleeding from a wound to the neck at the entrance of an exterior stairwell near her residence in the Suwa area of Tama the night before.
When he surrendered, Suzuki, a resident of Yokohama, was in possession of knife, but it did not contain blood stains. However, Ueda’s blood was found on the suspect’s coat, according to police.