• Kyodo


Police arrested a male nurse Thursday on suspicion of causing injury resulting in the death of an 89-year-old patient at a hospital in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, in January.

Ryoichi Kawaguchi, 26, a former assistant nurse at Shin-Matsudo Central General Hospital, was arrested on suspicion of striking the woman with his hand at around 9 a.m. on Jan. 4, police said.

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