Police in Fukaya, Saitama Prefecture, said Friday they have arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of killing his 73-year-old grandfather with whom he lived.
According to police, the boy killed his grandfather at around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. TBS reported that the boy showed up at a police station just after 7 p.m. Thursday and confessed to having killed his grandfather.
Police said they found the grandfather's body wrapped in a blanket in his bedroom, adding that he had been suffocated to death.
The boy -- who had moved out of his parents' house -- was quoted by police as saying he had argued with his grandfather who had told him to get a job.© Japan Today