Police in Inazawa, Aichi Prefecture, have arrested a 25-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his father, who was in his 70s, and his older sister, who was in her 20s, at their apartment.
According to police, Tomo Takahashi has admitted to stabbing both victims late Monday in their municipal apartment, Fuji TV reported. Police said they received a call at around 12:10 a.m. Tuesday from a neighbor saying that screams could be heard coming from Takahashi's apartment.
Police rushed to the scene and found Takahashi in a corridor on the 9th floor of his apartment building. He told police he had stabbed his family members in their 4th-floor apartment. His sister Rei was found near the front door and his father Teruo was found in the bathroom. Both were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead.© Japan Today