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27-year-old man arrested over mother’s murder

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Police in Tokyo have arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of strangling his 56-year-old mother to death on Friday night.

According to police, the suspect, whose name hasn’t been released, strangled his mother at their apartment in Minami-Aoyama, Minato Ward, Sankei Shimbun reported. The suspect’s sister called 110 at around 11:50 p.m. and said her mother was lying unconscious on the floor.

When police arrived, they found the victim on the hallway floor. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead due to strangulation.

Her son, who was also present, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder. The charge was later changed to murder. Police said he has admitted to killing his mother but so far has given no motive.

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Gee, Happy Mother's Day..............Good job, junior.

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Nothing about him being unemployed, which is surprising because employment status is almost always there. Let me venture and guess that his mother told him to get a job, maybe even go out and meet people and he was like, ,"What for?" and it escalated from there. Poor woman. Gave life to the person who was going to take hers.

3 ( +5 / -2 )

Mother’s Day in Japan is May 9. But she won’t be making it. Sad when a mother is killed by her child.

4 ( +6 / -2 )

That is half an account of a son, charged with the murder of his Mother, Update please.

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"strangled to death his mother at their apartment"

more than likely the premises will be haunted.

B4 Lived next door to a hammer head evolving monkey wrench, haggard wench, as time goes on they usually get more nutcrakier, and can make anyone " pop goes the weasel" but before the simps can slam the comment, get one 4 yourself and C.

0 ( +3 / -3 )

Nothing new here. Family murders are as common as shootings in Chicago.

9 ( +12 / -3 )

Why was his name withheld? But the usual M.O. was his mother told him to go find a job and stop being a NEET and he didn't want to hear it.A minute of madness results in a lifetime of pain.

2 ( +5 / -3 )

Maybe he is suffering from a serious mental disease, and that is why his name has not been made public.

-4 ( +0 / -4 )

Sad story , they say he killed his one and only mammy....

2 ( +2 / -0 )

He overstayed his welcome almost 10 years. The parasite problem persists.

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