Miyazaki: Police arrest man, 62, in fatal stabbing manager of diner with ice pick
tokyoreporter.com -- Oct 21
Miyazaki Prefectural Police have arrested a 62-year-old man in the murder of the manager of a diner in Miyazaki City last month, reports Jiji Press

Sometime between noon and 10:30 p.m. on September 8, Koichi Suenaga allegedly stabbed Tatsuo Onishi, 65, to death with an ice pick at the Ehira Yotsume Shokudo, located in the Ehira-Higashi area of Miyazaki City.

Suenaga admits to the allegations. "I got angry over a small thing," the suspect was quoted.

At 11:50 a.m. on September 9, a male customer of found the body of Onishi collapsed and bleeding from the head in the kitchen.

According to police, the suspect fled to Oita Prefecture where he stole a vehicle. He was later arrested and prosecuted in Niigata Prefecture on suspicion of theft. During the course of that investigation, the suspect hinted at killing Onishi.

The diner occupies three floors of a building. A sliding door on the first floor was found unlocked upon the arrival of officers. As well, the drawer of the register was open.

先月に宮崎市の食堂で店主の男性を殺害したとして、市内に住む62歳の無職の男が逮捕されました。 宮崎市の無職・末永幸一(62)容疑者は先月8日、市内の食堂で店主の大西達夫さん(65)の頭をアイスピックで刺すなどして殺害した疑いが持たれています。
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