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.
In an update to a previous article, early Sunday Kazuhiro Kumagai was arrested in connection with the murder of Chisato Narahara, an AIDS researcher. Narahara was found dead by strangulation in a ditch last week.
A 102-year-old is thought to have battered and strangled her 92-year-old female neighbour.
The suspected killer is now in a psychiatric hospital. Earlier she told one of the carers that she had “killed someone”, a prosecutor said.