A man named Ryoji Miyaoka has been arrested for the brutal murder of his next-door neighbor, Kaoru Kawakami. Back in late July, Miyaoka allegedly tied Kawakami with cables and taped his mouth before throwing him into a hole 20 meters from the residence and burying him alive.
Both men were elderly and lived alone in Okayama prefecture. Miyaoka committed the murder after robbing his neighbor of 290,000 yen from his wallet and bank cards. Police report after investigations that the suspect and victim had several financial disputes between them before the incident.