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45-year-old man arrested over mother’s murder

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Police in Mibu, Tochigi Prefecture, have arrested a 45-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 78-year-old mother at their home.

According to police, Kimiko Kobayashi was beaten about the head and face several times by her son, whose name hasn’t been released, at around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sankei Shimbun reported. A neighbor heard a man shouting, and notified a nearby koban (police box).

Police rushed to the house and found Kobayashi lying on the living room floor. Her son was also there. Kobayashi was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police said the son has remained silent since his arrest and are planning to have him undergo a psychiatric examination.

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Like clockwork unfortunately. Poor mother.

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Sad. Sad. Sad. RIP momma! Sadly these are daily events, and this is the norm. If these "kids" moved out at a younger age and made a future for themself these muders would stop happening.

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There are many positives to multi-generational living, only the negative make news

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There are many positives to multi-generational living, 

Like what? Continue to sponge off of the parents even in their well-deserved retirement.

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Why wouldn't the man's name be released if he's not a minor?

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Thats bleak. Imagine bringing up a child to be killed by him.

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45, unemployed, and living with mommy. I guess he got tired of living by her rules!

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I guess he got tired of living by her rules!

I really wonder how these guys adjust to prison rules. I heard Japanese prisons cut little slack.

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There are many positives to multi-generational living, 

Like what? Continue to sponge off of the parents even in their well-deserved retirement.

I'll give you three reasons to be getting on with, otherwise I'll be here forever:

The ability to save money,

To help parents/grandparents age safely, and curtail loneliness.

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Reckless

There are many positives to multi-generational living, 

Like what? Continue to sponge off of the parents even in their well-deserved retirement.

You are completely forgetting multi-generational living is the norm in many societies, was the norm in our societies before industrialization, and still is the norm in small rural communities, or are you unaware of that? And crime is not higher in those arrangements, rather the opposite.

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