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28-year-old man arrested for fatally stabbing mother

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Police in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, arrested a 28-year-old man on Sunday on suspicion of stabbing his 53-year-old mother to death at their home.

According to police, Shunya Yatabe, who is unemployed, stabbed his mother Kazuko in the neck with a fruit knife at around 9:30 a.m., Fuji TV reported. He then went to a neighbor's house, still covered in blood, and said he had stabbed his mother. The neighbor called 110.

Yatabe's mother was taken to hospital with about 10 stab wounds and was pronounced dead. Police said Yatabe has so far given no motive for killing his mother.

Yatabe lived with his parents, but his father was out at the time of the attack.

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Unemployed, live with your parents, kill your mother because she told you to put down the video games and get a job. Loser.

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Rest in peace mother , probably she did not gave him his Pachinko and beer expenses of the day.

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@ sensei258 "...kill your mother because she told you to put down the video games and get a job."

@ khulifi "...probably she did not gave him his Pachinko and beer expenses of the day."

How is it you know this to be the case in this particular family? Source?

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@educator60 you must be new here. Don't you see every time that this kind of tragedy happen is for the most stupid reasons?

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Thou shall not kill

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@ Andres San Lucas at May. 04, 2015 - 09:06AM JST @educator60 you must be new here. Don't you see every time that this kind of tragedy happen is for the most stupid reasons?

On the contrary, I've been here long enough to know each case has its own particular circumstances. This article doesn't give many details, and in my opinion it is stupid to make assumptions and serves no good purpose.

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@ educator60 - Is there a good reason for stabbing your mother to death? Who cares what his stupid excuse is.

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@ sensei258 at May. 04, 2015 - 10:47AM JST @ educator60 - Is there a good reason for stabbing your mother to death? Who cares what his stupid excuse is.

Of course there is no good reason to stab ones mother. If you don't care what his excuse was, why make one up out of thin air? Why not just don't comment?

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28-year-old man arrested for fatally stabbing mother

Otherwise known as murder.

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That's the beauty of freedom of speech in a news discussion forum. There's no requirement to post only ideas with documented proof. I'm sorry if that disturbs your sense of order.

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Juan RodriguezMAY. 04, 2015 - 09:31AM JST Thou shall not kill

Honour thy mother and thy father!

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Mental illness? I can't think of many reasons why a normal adult male would still be living at home and unemployed.

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@ sensei258 at May. 04, 2015 - 11:01AM JST "That's the beauty of freedom of speech in a news discussion forum. There's no requirement to post only ideas with documented proof."

Ah, but spinning fantasy is not "discussing news". A creative writing circle would be a more appropriate forum.

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Unemployed man living at home kills parent - Rewind and repeat. Just change the names and places.

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"28-year-old man arrested for fatally stabbing mother" not again! wow!

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"A creative writing circle would be a more appropriate forum"

The house they lived in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture was big compared to most Japanese houses in japan but may become haunted after this murderous violent family incident :

http://newsonjapan.com/html/newsdesk/article/112402.php

ya happy now?

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Readers, that ends the bickering.

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@ educator60 - Is there a good reason for stabbing your mother to death? Who cares what his stupid excuse is.

Well yes actually there is, if the mother was sexually abusing a child and you caught her in the act or lets she was assaulting someone or a child where that person or child would be grievously wounded or possibly even killed.....Basically any situation in which lethal force would be justified in defending one self or another person would also be good reasons to stab your mother to death.

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A 28 year old man senselessly killing his 53 years innocent mother ,this news is really very shocking and painful.

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"Don't you even know to cut an apple! Here, dumbass, use a fruit knife!"

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Most probably, he has to go to jail. And things will not rest at that. I mean, it will cause - or already caused - a great many problems for not only his father but also his relatives and close friends, if any. This is indeed an irrecoverable loss to himself and his concerned parties.

May his mother rest in peace.

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Evil goes this guy mind

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With all the nonsense aside, seriously what drove this man to kill his own mother. 'Once more' his MOTHER, the lady that bore him and raised him in his infancy when, the only form of communication he had was to cry, be it for attention, food, diaper changes etc, had the mother neglected him, he could have died. Did he ever think to thank her for all that she had sacrificed to raise him? No he instead decided to kill the hand that feedth him.

His 28. Hi could have took has entertainment or whatever it was that he liked doing and simply moved out, there are plenty cheap rundown apartments available alongside unemployment benefits.

I moved out on my 18th birthday, no it wasn't because of any friction or anything, I simply wanted to be independent.

No doubt it was hard times in the start but i secured a part time job and got into college with a grant loan from the government, two years later it was all easy sailing, yes i used to do 6+ hours online gaming, oh the good ol days of all nighters levelling all characters equally on Final Fantasy, it was quite addictive. Mind you, these days i simply don't have the time so I save edit/ ASM memory mod EXP etc, saves over 300+ hours. Oh and its no longer on a 32" tv but a 210" Optoma projection setup.

I love Japan for its anime and innovative video games, they normally project a lot of moral values, i can say its complimented my person to be an even better person.

Some of my mates at college use to say I am becoming an otaku, 'whatever that is,' bless them for supporting me, yet I've settled down, got a family and a successful employment, it all worked out in the end.

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Pretend to stab something 10 times , he must have done it out of anger or frustration.

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