A 16-year-old boy was found dead in his home in Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, on Monday. According to police, Yusuke Suda had been beaten about the head and face by a blunt object.
The boy's mother returned home from work at around 5 p.m. and found her son collapsed on the floor near the kitchen, TBS reported. She called 119 and Suda was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead a short while later.
Police are questioning a 13-year-old girl who was also in the apartment when the victim's mother returned home.
Suda and his mother lived alone, police said, adding that he did not go to school on Monday.© Japan Today