A 46-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of strangling to death her six-year-old daughter at their home in Tokyo’s Itabashi Ward.
According to police, a man called 110 at around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and said that his wife had strangled his daughter at their home. When police arrived, they found the child, Kazuno Soeda, lying on a futon in a bedroom on the second floor, Fuji TV reported. She was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police said Kazuki’s mother, Mitsue, has admitted strangling her daughter with her hands at around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Police said Kazuno had an intellectual disability. Her mother told police stress had been building up inside her in recent days about her inability to raise her daughter.© Japan Today