A man has been arrested for the attempted murder of his father at their home in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, police said Monday.
According to police, the suspect, who has been named as 33-year-old Hiroyuki Shigeta, attacked his 65-year-old father, Yasuhiko Shigeta, with a knife on Sunday night.
TBS quoted police as saying that Shigeta left the home immediately following the alleged attack, still covered in his father's blood and carrying the knife, and walked to a nearby police station to turn himself in.
During police questioning, Shigeta was quoted as saying, "I got angry at my father."
Police said that Shigeta will undergo a mental exmaination in order to ascertain whether or not he can be held responsible for his actions.© Japan Today