• Kyodo


A man arrested in connection with the murder of a couple in a city north of Tokyo, where six people were found dead in the same neighborhood in September, will undergo surgery for a head injury, his lawyer said Thursday.

Defense counsel Ichiro Muraki was unable to meet Vayron Jonathan Nakada Ludena the same day because the 30-year-old Peruvian suspect was deemed as needing an emergency operation, the lawyer said in a news conference in Saitama.

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