29-year-old man arrested for murder of father, attempted murder of mother


Police in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, have arrested a 29-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of murder and attempted murder after he stabbed his parents at their home.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday. Police said Takayuki Endo stabbed his 61-year-old mother Chikako in the shoulder with a kitchen knife, and his father Matsuji, 66, in the chest when he attempted to break up the physical altercation between his wife and son, Fuji TV reported.

A neighbor heard screams and contacted police. Endo’s parents were taken to hospital. His father, who had been in a state of cardiopulmonary arrest, died about an hour later, while his mother was in a stable condition on Wednesday.

Police said Endo lived in the house with his parents and younger brother. They said Endo hasn’t given any motive for attacking his parents.

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29 and living at home can't be good for the head. Yes, yes, I know Japanese people live with their parents forever.

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Nothing wrong with living at home if you have a job and you are contributing. but when you sit on your ass all day and play video games and then expect people to take care of you that's where the trouble starts.

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What a parasyte :/

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Another day in Japan another unemployed loser killing his/her parents.

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Another day in Japan another unemployed loser killing his/her parents.

Yes.  The day just wouldn't be complete without reading about another parricide. 


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disgusting little worm of a man regardless of whether or not he was working. What a loser.

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You all don't have idea of what it might be! Terrible situation. RIP father.

I'm sure parents have tried to help. There are too many cases like this when teen gets depressed, stops going to school, shut himself out of society and parents have to bare the situation.

It is very, very difficult to turn things around - no mechanisms for help to the parents and the young people suffering from mental disorders. They may look totally normal most of the time but on certain occasions may snap. In extreme cases like this the worst happens. I pray for all that have such problem and wish something could be done on a larger scale to help!

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I hope the contributors to this forum are never asked to serve on a jury...

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Family murders should be a different thread.

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Mental illness?

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