16-year-old girl apparently killed by grandfather in Fukui
Japan Today -- Sep 11
A 16-year-old high school girl has been killed apparently by her grandfather in his house in Fukui city, police said Thursday.

Susumu Tomizawa, 86, was arrested on suspicion of murdering his granddaughter Tomomi on Wednesday night. The girl was found dead early Thursday in the house after her father reported to police that his daughter had fallen down and was unresponsive.

Investigative sources said Tomomi had multiple stab wounds in her upper body. Police did not reveal whether Tomizawa has admitted to or denied the murder charge.

The girl's father received a call from Tomizawa about the incident. Tomizawa stayed in the house and did not flee when police officers arrived.

Although the girl previously lived with her parents in another house in the city, she had been staying at Tomizawa's house for the past two months, according to the sources and information from neighbors.

福井市の住宅で女子高校生が胸などを刺されて死亡した事件で、警察は同居する86歳の祖父を殺人の疑いで逮捕しました。  福井市の無職・冨沢進容疑者は9日夜に自宅で同居する孫で高校2年生の友美さん(16)を刃物で複数回刺して殺害した疑いが持たれています。警察によりますと、冨沢容疑者は友美さんの父親に異変を知らせる内容の電話を掛けていて、10日午前0時に駆け付けた父親が1階で倒れている友美さんを発見したということです。友美さんは胸など複数箇所を刺されていて、搬送先の病院で死亡が確認されました。近所の人によりますと、友美さんは2カ月ほど前から親元を離れて冨沢容疑者の家で生活をしていたということです。  近所の住民:「進さん(容疑者)1人でいるより、お孫さん来ていいねと言っていた」  警察は冨沢容疑者の認否について明らかにしていません。警察では、殺害に至った動機などについて慎重に調べを進めています。
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