OSAKA — Police arrested a man in the city of Tondabayashi, Osaka Prefecture, early Wednesday in connection with the fatal beating of a newspaper delivery man with a car child seat, they said.

Taketomi Miura, 30, an office worker from Kawachinagano in the prefecture, was arrested for allegedly beating to death 57-year-old Kazuhiko Izuka by striking his head with a child seat at around 4:30 a.m. on a street in Tondabayashi.

Police rushed to the scene after someone telephoned to report that two men were fighting on the street. They found Izuka dead at the scene.

Police said they found Miura near the scene and arrested him after he confessed to beating Izuka.

Miura told police that he struck Izuka, who was delivering newspapers, with the victim’s helmet and the child seat from his own car after he accused Izuka of staring at him.

Miura reportedly told police he was irritated because he had caused an accident and hit two parked cars just before beating Izuka.

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