Japanese Idol Stabbed 24 Times By Stalker

Japanese pop-star Mayu Tomita is in critical condition after being stabbed over 20 times in the neck and chest by a stalker while getting ready for a performance at a concert in Tokyo, Japan on May 21.

A 27-year-old man named as Tomohiro Iwazaki was arrested on suspicion of attacking the 20-year-old idol and had admitted to stabbing the idol because she returned a gift he sent her.


The Idol was stabbed 24 times in the chest and neck and is in a critical condition in hospital.

According to police, Tomohiro said: “I ambushed her at the station and asked her about the gift. I lost my temper because she didn’t clearly answer.”

It is reported that before the attack had taken place Tomita had contacted the police about receiving threatening messages from Tomohiro, and that he was stalker her online.


Police Detectives at the scene of the stabbing incident.

While Tomohiro was released after the stabbing incident, police have since re-arrested the 27-year-old on the charge of attempted murder.

[Source: Japan Times]

By: Lincoln Kyle September (lincolnkyleseptember@gmail.com)


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