TOKYO (TR) – As the 13-year anniversary of an unsolved murder in Fuchu City approaches, Tokyo Metropolitan Police are seeking the help of the public in locating the male suspect, reports Nippon News Network (Feb. 12).
On February 14, 2005, Hiroki Goto, a 39-year-old manager of what is today Tama Shinkin Bank, was stabbed to death by an unknown assailant wielding a knife in the parking lot of the financial institution as he commuted home.
On Monday, about 80 police officers, Goto’s mother, 74, and younger brother gathered in the front of the bank to pay their respects with offerings of flowers and a silent prayer.
According to a previous report, police have said the suspect is believed to stand up to 180 centimeters in height. He was clothed in a black coat and blue pants. After the incident, he fled in the direction of Fuchu Station on the Keio Line.
In committing the crime, the perpetrator dropped a Guess brand wristwatch that was found at the scene.
Persons with information on the case are advised to call the special investigations headquarters of the Fuchu Police Station at 042-360-0110.