crime

Man arrested after fatally stabbing mother, sister

15 Comments

A man in his 30s turned himself in at a koban (police box) in Nagareyama, Chiba Prefecture, on Thursday night, saying he had stabbed his mother and his sister at their home.

Police said the mother, in her 70s, and the sister, in her 40s, were found in the first-floor living room. They were taken to hospital where they were pronounced  dead, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said one of the victims had called 110 at around 8:30 p.m. asking for an ambulance.

The suspect appeared at the koban at around 11 p.m. and told police what he had done. Police said he had a blood-stained knife with him and that he also had knife wounds to his neck and wrists. He was taken to hospital where doctors said Friday that his life was not in danger.

Police said the man gave no reason for stabbing his mother and sister and plan to question him further when he recovers from his injuries.

The man lives with his parents and grandmother. His sister had been visiting for the year-end holiday. His grandmother and father were in the house on the second floor at the time of the incident, police said.

© Japan Today

©2022 GPlusMedia Inc.

15 Comments
Login to comment

He should have just left and lived on the street. I imagine harsh words about being a parasite set him off.

-3 ( +4 / -7 )

You can luckily choose, avoid, reach or change anything during life, but never the ‘family’ you have been born into.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

A victim called the non-emergency number while dying of stab wounds?

0 ( +2 / -2 )

They failed to mention that he’s an unemployed toddler in his 30’s living with mommy. Now he finally has a chance to grow up and get a big-boy job.

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Probably told him he was an adult, it was time to grow up, find a job and leave the nest and it offended him.

0 ( +1 / -1 )

So, what happened between 8:30 PM and 11 PM? Did the police/ambulance go to the house?

2 ( +2 / -0 )

This article is missing a lot of info

4 ( +4 / -0 )

Is it just me or does it seem as if murders are up?

1 ( +1 / -0 )

@Reckless"being a parasite" Bingo!

Parasites are a historical covert innate cultural affair among a clannish society, that's why the yaks are heavily intertwined ; all the way up to the top.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

"Police said the man gave no reason for stabbing his mother and sister"

pop goes the weasel...

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Another happy Japanese family

2 ( +2 / -0 )

It’s a challenge over New Year to be constructive for some...

0 ( +0 / -0 )

KentarogaijinJan. 2 03:54 am JST

Because this is a country of 120 million, where crime is so rare that every incident makes it into the press.

Finally someone who understands how things are !!..

Exactly right!

0 ( +0 / -0 )

I have spent time in Japan, the people and atmosphere there is very pleasant. I find it difficult to hear of various crimes being committed, very sad indeed, but still over-all, I find Japan is a very peaceful and safe country.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites