Japanese Pop Star Stabbed Dozens Of Times By Obsessive Fan
Japanese pop star Mayu Tomita is in a coma after a fan stabbed her dozens of times because she reportedly refused his gift.Police found a three-inch folding knife at the scene in western Tokyo on Saturday.
A bloodstained mask and a trail of blood were found on the stairs near where the star was due to give a concert later that evening.
Tomohiro Iwazaki, 27, confessed to stabbing Tomita in the neck and chest.He claimed he “ambushed” the star because she returned a gift he sent her.
“I lost my temper and stabbed her many times because she didn’t clearly answer.”
He wrote: “I will never forget that I was looked down upon by you.”
“It’d would be radical to kill just because (someone was) rejected by a girl.”