• Kyodo News


Police arrested a 36-year-old man Saturday for allegedly attacking a homeless man in Kunitachi in June and are investigating his involvement in the death of another homeless man slain in Tokyo on Friday.

Takayuki Takamoto, a part-time worker, was held on suspicion of trying to club a 63-year-old man to death with a steel pipe along the Tama River on June 20, the Metropolitan Police Department said.

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