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A man was arrested Sunday after a local assembly member in Chiba Prefecture was found to have been stabbed to death at his condominium.

Norihisa Ishikawa, a 71-year-old assembly member of the city of Kisarazu, was found by his wife lying face down in the entrance to their 12th-floor condominium at around 8:50 p.m. on Saturday. His death was confirmed about one hour later.

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