Police in Tokyo said Wednesday they have arrested a 41-year-old man for beating his 63-year-old father to death after an argument over money.
According to police, the suspect, identified as Kazuhiro Hiraga, an interior designer from Higashiyamato City, beat his father at around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, TBS reported. Police quoted Hiraga as saying he and his father got into a violent argument over His (Hiraga's) debts and that he lost control and punched and kicked his father in the head.
Hiraga's father suffered an acute subdural hematoma. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later, police said.
According to the police, Hiraga said he was drunk at the time.
Meanwhile, TBS reported that Hirakaga was also arrested over the death of his mother in similar circumstances in 2008, and was jailed for four years.© Japan Today