Charles Thomas Ikenaga, center, emerges from the Mitaka Police Station in Mitaka, Tokyo, on Oct. 10. (Mainichi)
A high school student and budding actress was stabbed to death Tuesday evening in front of her home in the Tokyo suburb of Mitaka and a man she told authorities earlier in the day had been stalking her was later arrested and confessed.
The police opened an investigation into whether they responded properly.
Saaya Suzuki, 18, had gone to the police with her parents Tuesday morning to say she was being stalked by the