Teenage boy arrested in fatal stabbing of woman in shopping mall
Kyodo -- Aug 29
A teenage boy was arrested Friday as a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a woman in her 20s at a shopping mall in southwestern Japan, police said.

The boy, who claimed to be 15 years old, was arrested at the site on suspicion of violating the weapons control law in connection with the stabbing.

The victim was found bleeding in a women's room located on the ground floor of the shopping mall in Fukuoka City following a report to police of a knife-wielding man seen at around 7:30 p.m.

The woman was taken to a hospital, but later pronounced dead.

福岡市の大型商業施設で血を流して倒れている女性が見つかり、その後に死亡しました。警察は近くで血の付いた刃物を所持していたとして、自称15歳の少年を逮捕しました。  28日午後7時半ごろ、「マークイズ福岡ももち」の女子トイレで血を流して倒れている女性が見つかりました。女性は20代とみられ、搬送先の病院で死亡が確認されました。この建物の中では、血の付いた刃物を持っていたとして自称15歳の少年が逮捕されました。警察は女性の身元確認を進めるとともに、少年が女性を殺害した疑いもあるとみて調べています。
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