• Kyodo


An associate professor at a national university in Fukui Prefecture was arrested Saturday on suspicion of killing a female graduate student under his tutelage, police said.

Yasunori Maezono, 42, an environmental education specialist at Fukui University’s Graduate School of Education, allegedly choked to death Miwa Sugawara, 25, around Thursday in her minicar while it was parked on a road in Katsuyama, police said.

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