• Kyodo


The parents of murder suspect Tatsuya Ichihashi said Wednesday they were happy he was finally arrested after more than two years on the lam.

“I’m relieved that he was arrested. He caused us pain,” Ichihashi’s 58-year-old father said at a news conference in Hatori, Gifu Prefecture. “It was painful to watch him (on TV) being mobbed” by reporters.

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