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Parents arrested after 3-year-old daughter found dead at home

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Police in Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture, have arrested a 51-year-old man and his 40-year-old wife on suspicion of killing their 3-year-old daughter.

According to police, the father, Kazuhiro Hayama, 51, who works as a security guard, called 110 at around 3 a.m. and said he had strangled his daughter, Fuji TV reported. Police rushed to the house and found the body of Yui Hayama.

Yui's mother, Yuuko, was also arrested. Police said that she held Yui's legs while her husband strangled her to death in the early hours of Tuesday. The couple were quoted by police as saying they had intended to kill their daughter and then themselves because they were heavily in debt, but they couldn't go through with killing themselves.

Police said the family lives in Kimitsu, Chiba Prefecture. The house where the killing took place belongs to Hayama's parents and is usually vacant.

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Tragic and repugnant. What cowards. Go off yourself without bother others and leave your children out of it ffs.

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these creatures deserve to live eternity in extreme agony wtf!!!

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I don't buy that at all. They intended to kill themseves after? What, they just forgot how to do it and had a sudden change of heart?

they have forfeited their human rights and their right to live. Death penalty please for both of these subhuman scum.

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These articles disturb me to no end because I can empathize with the terror and confusion the children must experience as their parents, people that are meant to love them unconditionally, abuse and murder them.

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Oh, c’mon! Seriously? She held her legs while the father strangled her? That is a premeditated murder which means these two should be facing the rope.

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Arrrgg, go and kill urself but leave the child alive. You both monster there is no forgiveness on your action. If I'm the judge right away a death penalty for ur evil action.

RIP little girl.

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she held Yui's legs while her husband strangled her to death in the early hours of Tuesday. 

Please, an eye for an eye! Poor poor girl.

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Wow. That's right up there on the scale of evil human behavior. Quite rare for both parents to agree to kill their own child. Usually it's one or the other but not both. Words fail me. Imagine what was going through the mind of that poor 3-year-old as her 'parents' and 'carers' killed her.

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if you're heavily indebted then why have a child? these repugnant creatures deserve the death penalty because now my tax dollars will be spent keeping them alive for the rest of their lives. because once they leave jail, they'll be in welfare until they die, which can't be soon enough.

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suspended sentence

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Some people have no business having children. There should be a special license required before people are allowed to have & raise children.

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Just disgusting. Poor child.

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If this doesn't deserve the death penalty I dont know what does...Ive got a 3 year old daughter shes adorable hard work at times but shes my little princess how can any parent do this to their child is beyond me..Rot in hell you bastards..

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I said it before.. I'll say it again..

To the morons out there thinking to commit suicide and planning to take their kids with them..

REVERSE THE ORDER and kill yourself first please.

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I can't comprehend the sickness of this at all.

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The house where the killing took place belongs to Hayama's parents and is usually vacant.

So they were in debt but their parents have an extra house?

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Some parents, these days, if they ain't got alot of money and then have children, then kill that child because they have now less money, does not make sense.

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I'd like to know about that debt – avoidable, like gambling or unavoidable, like medical bills, and to whom – yaks, loan companies which charge 19% (or whatever the max is these days), or banks? And what help did they seek to deal with that debt? Pay for a security guard probably isn’t enough to support daily necessities. Was wife working too? To be driven to murder/suicide by debts is inexcusable.

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therougou - So they were in debt but their parents have an extra house?

having an extra house in Japan does not necessarily mean an asset. Many houses in rural and suburban area are just a money pit, especially if the house is old and/or decrepit. It can cost more to remove or renovate the home than the property is worth.

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What kind of twisted reality creates monsters that kill their child for fear of debt? My daughters are my world! One is 35 and the other is 15. I can still clearly remember when they were three. How could anybody be so mentally trucked up to do this to a little girl who is at her cutest? I've been living in Japan for nearly two decades and all these macabre murders of children by their parents have given me neck problems from shaking my head in disbelief! Don't give me that crap about it happening all over the world. There is a special callousness in Japanese child abuse and murders.

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Here we go again... these bloody cowards. If you really, REALLY want to kill yourselves, please do NOT take others with you, ESPECIALLY a child who I'm quite sure does NOT want to die at all. Please lock these people up for the rest of their lives, with photos of their baby that they cannot take down or cover in any way, and let them suffer brutally as they live out said life in prison.

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Wtf, one more case. Is it a fashion here in Japan? What kind of animal these parents are ? I can imagine the agony of that child.

These type of people should be punished like middle east style publicly so that others will get a lesson .

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How does a parent strangle a 3 year old? And why the Hell do Japanese parents keep killing their own children? Please people, find another way to fight your troubles without hurting your children. Or give up your children to the state, the do what will to yourselves.

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Death penalty please for both of these subhuman scum.

You have been here long enough to know that the death penalty is never given for killing one person let alone a child.

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in debt does not give you a license to kill. if they kill themselves then will be debt free, not the little girl.

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What is wrong with all these parents?!

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The couple were quoted by police as saying they had intended to kill their daughter and then themselves because they were heavily in debt, but they couldn't go through with killing themselves.

Next time, try doing it the other way around! Start with yourselves first then see what you wanna do after.

How can you knowingly give birth to a baby and knowingly hold her little legs as you watch the life you gave be strangled from an innocent baby? This just makes me wanna hug my son!

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How does a parent strangle a 3 year old?

I look at my children, and I really do not have an answer. Incomprehensible.

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