• Kyodo


An Akita Prefecture man was turned over to prosecutors Monday on suspicion of stabbing a taxi driver to death.

Jin Azumaya, 55, a part-time worker from Kazuno, was arrested Sunday for allegedly robbing and killing Yoshitsugi Tanaka, a 66-year-old taxi driver.

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