Police in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, have arrested an unemployed 33-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 56-year-old mother.
According to police, Toshihiko Toyama allegedly beat his mother Yuko multiple times over 10 days this month at their home in Atsuta Ward, Fuji TV reported. On Sunday morning, Yuko collapsed and her son called 119. However, she died later that day in hospital.
Toyama was arrested following his mother's death.
Police said Toyama has admitted to the charge and said the physical assaults occurred every day, and that he hit his mother multiple times in the face. He has so far not given any motive for assaulting his mother.© Japan Today