Arrest warrant issued in professor's murder
RIO DE JANEIRO--Chilean police obtained an arrest warrant and are looking for a man allegedly involved in the death of Koichiro Morita, a professor with the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, police said Wednesday.
Morita, 58, was found dead with a head injury near his house in Santiago. Police suspect the perpetrator might have an accomplice.
The suspect approached Morita to rob him and struck him on the head with an unknown object, according to local media reports.
(May. 11, 2012)