A Japanese teenage girl was arrested Sunday on suspicion of killing and beheading a friend.
According to the Japanese Times, the 15-year-old girl allegedly used a “blunt instrument” in the murder of 15-year-old Aiwa Matsuo. Police told the Japanese Time the teen attacked the victim from behind with “over a dozen blows to the head and strangling her.”
The victim’s head and left hand had been chopped off, police said.
Police say the suspect confessed.
The two teens were high school classmates in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture.