32-year-old man arrested over father’s murder in Kagoshima


Police in Kagoshima City have arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 62-year-old father.

According to police, Toru Nakamura, a programmer, stabbed his father Makoto in the neck several times with a knife at around 6:50 p.m. on Thursday during a visit to his father's apartment, Fuji TV reported. He then called 110 and said he had stabbed his father after having had a heated argument with him.

Police found Nakamura’s father lying face down in a room. He was declared dead at the scene. A bloodied knife was nearby.

Police said Nakamura has admitted killing his father but did not say what they were arguing about.

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Yes, the ever-present mode of intrafamily violence in Japan continues it’s daily stride. Some here will debate IF it’s, in fact, “ever-increasing?

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There was a surprising ‘changeup in the pitch’ with ‘this’ story. - Not the usual ‘unemployed 32-year-old living at home murdering a parent over a weekend’. This was a brutal murder of his father by an fully-employed IT professional during a visit on a Thursday evening. Money troubles? Alcohol?

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You just don't go into someone's apartment and stab them in the neck.

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These stories are becoming so commonplace in the news here that I am just desensitized to it at this point. What awful problems did father and son have for the son to get so murderously angry that he grabbed a knife and stabbed his father not once but multiple times in the neck?

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"You just don't go into someone's apartment and stab them in the neck."

Why would anyone down vote this statement?

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