The woman, who lived alone, was lying on a futon in her room in her apartment. Strong pressure marks on her neck. She had been dead for about three days.
Hidemi Miyazaki, unemployed, was found dead in her apartment in Kumagaya City, Saitama Prefecture. 27 The body of Hidemi Miyazaki (27), an unemployed woman, was found in her apartment in Kumagaya City, Saitama Prefecture, on September 6. There were no signs of vandalism in the room, and her wallet was still intact. A month and a half later, the situation suddenly changed.
A month and a half later, things suddenly changed. “When the Saitama Prefectural Police analyzed the footage from the security cameras and drive recorders in the area, they found a suspicious car parked near the apartment. The car was a rental car. They tracked down the person who had signed the contract and came up with the suspect Ken Tomita (32), a temporary worker. (32). The suspect was Ken Tomita (32), a dispatched worker,” said a reporter from a national newspaper.
Mr. Tomita’s fingerprints were also found in Mr. Miyazaki’s room. October October October 21 On October 21, Mr. Tomita was arrested on suspicion of murder.
“Tomita was arrested for murder on October 21. Tomita lived in Higashimurayama City, Tokyo, about 50 km from the crime scene. The suspect lived in Higashimurayama City, Tokyo, about 50 kilometers from the crime scene. This year, he became acquainted with Mr. Miyazaki through SNS. Mr. Miyazaki’s parents died when he was a child, and he was often out of touch with his family. She must have felt lonely living alone. She and Mr. Tomita became fast friends.
A common hobby became an obstacle
Tomita had formed a band when he was in junior high school and held live concerts at a local community center. Mr. Miyazaki also likes rock music. It is believed that their common hobby deepened their relationship.
“It seems that Mr. Tomita frequently visited Ms. Miyazaki’s room. However, he has a quick temper and is prone to losing his temper. He has a history of divorce, but the reason he left his wife was because of his own domestic violence. Mr. Miyazaki died on September 3, three days before his body was found, and he must have had some kind of trouble with Mr. Tomita,” said another reporter from a national newspaper.
Mr. Tomita says he went to the apartment in a rented car and met with Mr. Miyazaki, but he denies the charges, saying he did not kill him.
Yasuhei Ogawa, a former detective with the Kanagawa Prefectural Police and a crime journalist, pointed out the dangers of getting to know each other through social networking sites.
He said, “All that is written on social networking sites are good points. When a man and a woman meet on social networking sites, the first time they meet in person, they feel like they have never met before because they only see and hear the positive aspects.
However, real-life relationships are not all good. In the real world, it is normal to understand the bad points of the other person before going out with them; on social networking sites, you don’t see the negative side of the person, and suddenly you have a deep relationship with them. By the time they realize their partner’s fatal flaw, it may be too late.
The police are investigating the circumstances under which the two met and the details of the events leading up to Mr. Miyazaki’s murder.
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