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The Niigata Prefectural Police on Saturday obtained an arrest warrant for a man wanted in the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old woman in a busy nightlife area in the city of Niigata.

Ryosuke Saito, 25, was placed on the nationwide wanted list after Yuzuki Ishizawa was found dead in a building near Niigata Station at around 9 p.m. on Friday. She was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.

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