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An employee of Yamaichi Securities Co. was stabbed in the stomach on a Tokyo street late Aug. 14. He was rushed to a hospital but died soon afterward from loss of blood, police said. The man, identified by business cards found on the body, was 57-year-old Koichiro Tarutani, chief of the securities company’s customer counseling office, police said.

The customer counseling office falls under the firm’s audit department and deals with clients’ complaints. Police said they are investigating whether Tarutani had been experiencing difficulties with a client.

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