A 71-year-old man in Chita, Aichi Prefecture, was arrested on Monday for allegedly beating his 32-year-old son to death. Police that emergency services received a call at around 8 a.m. from a man who told them that his son was dead. Police rushed to the man's house and found that his son had apparently been beaten to death.
The suspect, identified as Tomoyuki Neguchi, told police that he lived with his son. He was quoted as saying they often quarreled. "He wouldn't listen to me. I got so angry and hit him."
Police said Neguchi punched his son in the face and kicked him in the stomach on Sunday night and early Monday morning. An autopsy has been ordered to establish the exact cause and time of death.© Compiled from news reports