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.© Japan Today