• Kyodo


A 22-year-old former Self-Defense Forces member was served a fresh arrest warrant Wednesday over the murder and robbery of an officer at a police box in the city of Toyama in June.

Keita Shimazu is alleged to have fatally stabbed Kenichi Inaizumi, the 46-year-old head of the police box, before shooting and killing 68-year-old Shinichi Nakamura, a security guard at a nearby elementary school, with the gun he took from the police officer.

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