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Man killed after being struck by a whisky bottle, then strangled

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Police in Tokyo have arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of murder after he hit a male acquaintance with a whisky bottle, and then strangled him.

According to police, Tomoyuki Hoshi, whose occupation is unknown, assaulted the victim, who was in his 30s, at his (Hoshi's) apartment in Nakano Ward, at around 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Sankei Shimbun reported. Hoshi hit the man’s head with a whisky bottle and strangled him with both hands, police said.

Hoshi then called 119. His acquaintance was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said Hoshi has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying, “We got into an argument, and I lost my temper.”

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Whiskey consumption may have caused this. Mr. Hoshi should have said, " I was drunk and don't remember."

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I would reckon the legal distilled liquors result in more deaths and injuries than if the illegal herbal products were used.

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A whiskey bottle in the morning

leads to striking, strangling and mourning.

Don’t drink and strangle.

7 ( +10 / -3 )

boy.... a lot of people out there, right.... on...... the edge.

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Strangle(beat) the chicken in the morning but not an acquaintance...

Imagine getting into an argument and killing people coz you lost your temper whilst intoxicated every time..

And alcohol is legal whilst other intoxicating substances are not something is very wrong here.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

Tuesday morning fatal drunken brawl in an apartment.

Clearly neither man has made good life choices up until this point.

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I hope that whisky is not to be banned as I have around 500 bottles...

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kurisupisu

I hope that whisky is not to be banned as I have around 500 bottles.

how are you going to get them back to the UK next month when you leave?

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I hope it was an empty bottle! If it wasn't add a few years to his sentence.

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Wow!!! Tomoyuki Hoshi didn't use the excuse he was drunk!!! Ok he was sober and said he lost his temper.

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According to police, Tomoyuki Hoshi, whose occupation is unknown, assaulted the victim, who was in his 30s, at his (Hoshi's) apartment in Nakano Ward, at around 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Sankei Shimbun reported. Hoshi hit the man’s head with a whisky bottle and strangled him with both hands, police said.

Chances were that they had been drinking from Monday night through Tuesday morning. And they were so much drunk. Tomoyuki Hoshi didn't say "I was drunk and I don't remember," though. RIP to the victim.

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Whiskey consumption may have caused this. Mr. Hoshi should have said, " I was drunk and don't remember."

Why would he lie about not being able to remember? What purpose would that serve?!

-8 ( +0 / -8 )

Ah, yes.. I also always just kill someone when I lose my temper.

Seriously what the hell is wrong with japanese people's mentality?

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Seriously what the hell is wrong with japanese people's mentality?

Right! This kind of thing never happens anywhere else in the world right? I mean I didn’t fact check that or anything but it’s very clear that only Japanese people that do something like this.

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I guess they were fighting over who would get the last swig of whiskey.

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Alcohol is a heck of a drug.

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“We got into an argument, and I lost my temper.”

Now you found yourself in jail. See how that worked out?

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