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47-year-old man arrested over fatal beating of mother

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Police in Yamato City, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of murder after he beat his physically disabled 73-year-old mother to death.

According to police, Masatoshi Tajima, a temp worker, has admitted to punching his mother Fumiko in the face and other parts of her body at their home in mid-December, Fuji TV reported. Fumiko's body was found on the evening of Jan 1 after Tajima called police at around 10:30 p.m. to report that his mother was dead.

Police said Fumiko, whose body was found on the living room floor, had bruises all over her body and face.

Tajima was quoted by police as saying he was worn out from looking after his mother, and that his mother never understood the stress he was under from having to take care of her all the time.

Tajima said his mother seemed to be OK until Jan 1 when she lost consciousness and died.

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I wish your children do the same for you when you get old.

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Tajima was quoted by police as saying he was worn out from looking after his mother, and that his mother never understood the stress he was under from having to take care of her all the time.****

Same reason all the time.

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This is one of the most cruel and deceitful things I have ever heard! How can someone treat their Mother that way?

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It's 'the silly season' indeed! Just about every day over the Christmas/New Year there has been a child killing a parent/grandparent or a parent killing their child/ren.

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I wish your children do the same for you when you get old.

47 year old temporary worker? Odds are he is single, and will never, (thankfully) have any children. He is one of the generation of men that became adults at the end of the bubble economy and never found gainful (lifetime) employment, and probably grew up thinking that he was entitled to it as well. I would bet, spoiled as a child, father, rarely if ever home, divorced, and frustrated with life in general, and took it out on his mother.

There are dark corners on this earth that he needs to be placed, never to see the light of day again!

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That's just messed up.

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I have stress, so I'm gonna beat my own mother to death.

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