Police in Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, said Monday they have arrested a 48-year-old unemployed woman on suspicion of killing her 70-year-old mother.
According to police, Mayumi Takashima has admitted to strangling her mother Tomoko just after 12 noon on Sunday, Sankei Shimbun, Police said the woman called 110 at 2 p.m. and said she had killed her mother.
Police rushed to the apartment and found Tomoko lying in the livingroom, with a cord bound around her neck. She was confirmed dead at the scene.
Police said Takashima has been speaking incomprehensibly since her arrest and has provided no motive for her actions.© Japan Today