Police in Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, said Monday they have arrested a 32-year-old woman on suspicion of strangling her 61-year-old mother at their home.
According to police, Yuko Ono strangled her mother Shigeko with a cord at around 9 p.m. Sunday, Fuji TV reported. Ono called police who rushed to the scene.
Ono's mother was taken to hospital where she died a short time later.
Ono was quoted by police as saying that she and her mother had been in a heated argument at the time of the incident.© Japan Today