Boy suspected in fatal stabbing of sex worker at love hotel apprehended

tokyoreporter.com -- Jun 03
TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police have apprehended a 19-year-old boy who is suspected in a fatal stabbing at a love hotel in Tachikawa City on Tuesday, reports Nikkan Sports.

On Wednesday, police apprehended the boy, of no known occupation, at an unspecified location in Akiruno City.

At 3:45 p.m. the day before, a distress call was placed to emergency services from Hotel City. Emergency personnel arriving at the hotel found Komichi Moriya, 31, and a man in his 20s collapsed and bleeding inside a room and in a corridor on the fifth floor.

Moriya, who had suffered some 70 stab wounds to her chest and abdomen, was confirmed dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the man is receiving medical care for a stab wound to the abdomen, the Tachikawa Police Station said previously.

A knife with a 20-centimeter-long blade was found at the scene. Police are treating the case as murder and attempted murder. - tokyoreporter.com

東京・立川市のホテルで男女が刺されて31歳の女性が死亡した事件で、警視庁は2日にあきる野市に住む19歳の少年を男性に対する殺人未遂容疑で逮捕しました。 - ANNnewsCH