Society | Jan 16

Suspect Rearrested in Nagoya Karaoke Murder Case

NAGOYA, Jan 16 (News On Japan) - A 25-year-old man suspected of fatally stabbing a 20-year-old woman last month at a karaoke parlor in Nagoya has been rearrested for the murder of a woman with whom he was cohabiting in a condominium in Nagoya.

According to investigators, Haruki Soga, a self-proclaimed sex shop worker, is suspected of drowning the 30-year-old woman in a bathtub in their apartment in Osu, Naka Ward.

The woman's body was found on December 26, the same day Soga was arrested and indicted for stabbing and killing the woman at the karaoke parlor in Nakamura Ward.

Soga admitted to stabbing the woman but has since remained silent.

During his arrest, Soga mentioned, "I also killed another woman by drowning her in a bathtub," which led to the discovery of the body of the woman he was sharing an apartment with.

Following his arrest, the suspect made statements to the effect of "I did it in a fit of rage," and police are investigating the relationship between the two women and his motives for the murders.

Source: TBS


MORE Society NEWS
POPULAR NEWS

The first-ever discussion between the executives of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Komeito has been held on whether to allow the export of defense equipment, including the "next-generation fighter jet" being developed by Japan, the United Kingdom, and Italy, to third countries.

An origami crane is created using a slender rod. The tip is pinched, and the folds are carefully made. The result is a paper crane, crafted with robot-like precision... with the accompanying video being viewed 9 million times!

The Japan Meteorological Agency is showcasing its new supercomputer, which will come online from May 5th, to enhance the prediction accuracy of linear precipitation zones that cause heavy rainfall.

February 22nd is celebrated as "Cat Day" in Japan, with owners generously dishing out special treats for the nation's second most popular pet.

A massive Taiwanese semiconductor company has made its way into a town in Kumamoto Prefecture with a population of 43,000.

FOLLOW US