I heard that another man beat me up.
The male assailant lied to an investigation of the facility where he worked.
On August 17, Aichi Prefectural Police Investigation Division 1 arrested Eiyuki Fukushima, a resident of Midori Ward, Nagoya City, on suspicion of manslaughter. Fukushima, who worked at Midoriseien, a special nursing home for the elderly, assaulted Ms. Mieko Kakutani, then 81, during a short stay in March of last year. He is suspected of causing her death.
The incident occurred between late at night on March 5 and early morning on March 6. Fukushima was on night duty and was in charge of the third floor, where about 30 residents were staying, by himself. In response to the facility’s investigation, the suspect initially explained that he found Ms. Kakutani cowering in the bathroom in front of her private room at around 4:00 a.m. on the 6th. According to the suspect, Ms. Kakutani told him that her ‘legs and head hurt.
At 7:30 a.m., a nurse at “Ryosei-en” noticed Mr. Kakutani’s pale face and internal bleeding in his lower body, and called 119. When she was taken to the hospital, she was conscious and able to speak, but in the evening of the 7th, her condition suddenly changed and she died of traumatic shock. He died of traumatic shock.
The suspect was arrested at midnight and for several hours at …….
Fukushima is a veteran employee who had been working at Midorisei-en since April 2008. As mentioned at the beginning of this article, he denied his involvement, saying in response to the facility’s investigation that “Ms. Kakutani may have fallen down. He voluntarily resigned in June of this year.
The family of the deceased called 110 and consulted the police. When the prefectural police examined Kakutani’s body in detail, they found that his shins on both legs were broken and that he had numerous internal bleeding on his temples and chest. When the police proceeded with their investigation of the suspect Fukushima, based on the circumstances at the time of the incident, he admitted to the charges, saying, “Yes, I did.
The assault by Fukushima, which came to light, was extremely gruesome. From late at night on March 5, 2011 to early the next morning, he beat Kakutani for several hours. He is said to have kicked her legs, back, and waist.
Harada Satoshi, the director of Ryosei-en, apologized to the press.
I am sorry to the victims and their families, who have trusted us and used our services for years. We will take action, including the establishment of a third-party committee, to prevent a recurrence.”
The police are investigating the detailed motive as to why Fukushima assaulted Ms. Kakutani and caused her death.
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