CHIBA (Kyodo) A 48-year-old man under arrest on suspicion of robbery resulting in injury has confessed to fatally stabbing a female college, whose corpse was found last October in her gutted apartment in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, police sources said Thursday.

Investigators carried out a search after the confession by suspect Tatsumi Tateyama and found a knife that appears to have been used in the murder, the sources said.

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