Police in Komagane, Nagano Prefecture, have arrested a 62-year-old man for attempting to kill his 89-year-old father.
According to police, the suspect, Tsuneo Akahane, attempted to strangle his father while he was asleep at around 3 a.m. Monday, Fuji TV reported.
Akahane, who is retired, was caring for his bed-ridden father, neighbors said. He called 110 and said he had killed his father. Police rushed to the scene and found Akahane's father still breathing. He was taken to hospital where he is in a stable condition.© Japan Today