Police in Kyoto have arrested a 49-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 77-year-old father.
According to police, Takayoshi Tsutsumi has admitted to stabbing his father Ko at their municipal apartment in Nishikyo Ward at around 1 p.m. Saturday, Sankei Shimbun reported. A resident in the nextdoor apartment called 110 and said there had been a stabbing.
Police rushed to the apartment building and found the victim unconscious from a knife wound. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Tsutsumi was arrested at the scene of the crime and a blood-stained knife was found.
Police said that last November, other family members had notified police that they thought Tsutsumi had been acting violently toward his father. Tsutsumi was given a warning by police.© Japan Today