Oh, the humanity! Murder in Oita!
November 27 2000 at 2:04 PM
 

Monday, November 27, 2000

Man stabbed to death in Oita


Mainichi Shimbun

MUSASHI, Oita - A middle-aged man was stabbed to death on a road here, local police said Sunday morning.
At around 5:30 a.m., police received an emergency call saying that a man was lying in front of an office building along a prefectural highway in Musashi, with a kitchen knife stuck in his chest. He was rushed to a nearby hospital but was pronounced dead.

The man has been identified as Mitsuaki Hashimoto, 40, a construction company president who lived near the murder scene.

A passer-by witnessed two men arguing in front of the building while another reported spotting a white car fleeing the scene early Sunday morning.

Police are searching for the car and are investigating to see if the victim was involved in any dispute, investigators said.


 
   
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