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Police arrested a 25-year-old architecture student Sunday for allegedly stabbing to death a part-time junior high school teacher who was trying to apprehend him after a robbery, officials said.

According to police, Masaki Murata, an architectural design trainee living in Hiroshima’s Naka Ward, fatally stabbed Hiroshi Kawahara, 27, in the chest at around 1 a.m. Saturday in Nishi Ward.

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