Woman arrested over fatal stabbing of U.S. military airman
Japan Today -- Nov 11
Police in Tokyo said Saturday they have arrested a 27-year-old woman on suspicion of killing an American airman in his 30s who was stationed at the U.S. military’s Yokota Air Base.

According to police, the suspect, Aria Saito, who lives in Koto Ward, has admitted to stabbing the man, with whom she was in a relationship, at his house in Tachikawa at around 8 p.m. Friday, Fuji TV reported. Police quoted her as saying that they had been quarreling because he wanted to break up with her.

Some friends of the victim, who were present, subdued Saito and called 110. Police rushed to the house and found the victim unconscious, bleeding from a stab wound to the right side of his neck. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

東京・立川市の住宅で、アメリカ兵の男性が刃物で刺されて死亡した事件で、逮捕された27歳の女が「別れ話を巡って口論になった」と供述していることが分かりました。
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