• Kyodo


The 14-year-old boy arrested Saturday on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 57-year-old neighbor had been responding to counseling and appeared to have adjusted to school life, counselors said Sunday.

The boy, whose name is withheld under the Juvenile Law because he is a minor, was arrested for allegedly stabbing Kazuhiro Sugiyama in the corridor of their apartment building in Shimizu, Shizuoka Prefecture.

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