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24-year-old man arrested over murder of parents

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Police in Niihama, Ehime Prefecture, have arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of killing his parents at their home.

According to police, the bodies of Katsuhiro Takahira, 55, and his wife Yoko, 54, were found at around 8 a.m. on Thursday, Fuji TV reported. When Katsuhiro did not show up for work on Wednesday, his company contacted police who went to the house on Wednesday night and then again Thursday morning.

Katsuhiro’s body was on the second floor, while his wife’s body was downstairs. They had suffered stab wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A blood-stained knife, believed to be the murder weapon, was also found in the house.

The couple’s son, Tsuyoshi Ito, a company employee, was arrested on Thursday night after being found in a car parking lot in the nearby city of Saijo just after 12 noon. Police said he has admitted to the charge but has so far given no motive.

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Police said he has admitted to the charge but has so far given no motive

Perhaps he’s just another delusional psychopath with an emotional disorder making him unable to control his temper.

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Good job Tsuyoshi. Who's going to pay your credit card bills, wash your clothes, and cook your food now, you degenerate? Enjoy prison.

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This article does not state if the son lived with his parents but he was Employed at the time of the murders. Not like many others who are Unemployed and kill their parents. Now on the other hand he is Unemployed Now.

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