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Police on Thursday served a Chinese man, currently on trial for robbery, with a new arrest warrant for his alleged role in the June murder of a family of four in Fukuoka.

Fukuoka Prefectural Police arrested Wei Wei, 24, a former student at a Japanese language school, on suspicion that he, together with two other Chinese, murdered 41-year-old clothes merchant Shinjiro Matsumoto, his wife, Chika, 40, son, Kai, 11, and daughter, Hina, 8, and subsequently dumped their handcuffed bodies into Hakata Bay, investigation sources said.

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