Society | Jan 25

Suspect's Fractured Hand Indicates Scuffle Before Couple's Murder

TOKYO, Jan 25 (News On Japan) - In the case of a couple's bodies found under the floor of a house in Adachi Ward, Tokyo, it has been revealed that the arrested Filipino man had fractured his right hand, possibly during a conflict with the couple at the time of the crime.

Brian Jefferson Dela Cruz, aged 34, is suspected of disposing of the bodies of Tokuhiko Takahashi, 55, and his wife, Kimie, 52.

Further investigation has uncovered that Dela Cruz had fractured his right hand, likely during an altercation with the couple at the time of the incident.

After the incident, he reportedly traveled by taxi to his home in Ibaraki Prefecture, where he was seen purchasing three cans of beer at a convenience store near his residence.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police are currently investigating the circumstances that led to the crime.

This case has garnered significant attention, highlighting the complexities involved in criminal investigations. The discovery of the suspect’s fractured hand adds a new dimension to the case, suggesting a possible physical confrontation during the incident. This detail could prove crucial in unraveling the events leading to the tragic deaths and the subsequent disposal of the bodies.

Source: FNN


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