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Man arrested for beating 71-year-old father to death

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Police in Samukawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, said Saturday they have arrested a 41-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 73-year-old father with whom he lived.

According to police, Shinpei Oikawa, who said he works in the construction industry, has admitted to beating his father Takao about the head and face on Sept 9 and the next day, Sankei Shimbun reported. Oikawa’s older sister, who lives in Saitama Prefecture, called police at 8:50 p.m. on Sept 10, saying she had been unable to contact her father or brother and that she was worried something might have happened. 

Police visited Oikawa’s house and found him lying on a futon in a tatami mat room on the first floor. There were bruises on his face and he was declared dead at the scene.

Police said Oikawa’s son told them he had hated his father for many years.

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Police said Oikawa’s son told them he had hated his father for many years.

So, he beat his father to death. I guess the thought of just moving away never occurred to him.

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 he had hated his father for many years

Well, hopefully he will hate his jail cellmate for many years.

Great life decisions Shinpei.

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That is sad. Where's the mother in all this and friends and relatives the guy is obviously violent and perhaps not the full quid

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Hey Einstein, here's a thought: hate your father? then move out. You're 41 years-old for crying out loud. I hope your cell mate will look and act exactly as your dad did. Karma is a b!

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Sad, Sick , and disturbing, it's so common were it make me wonder if these people ever knew Love or Compassion!?

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Digusting. He needs to be locked away for life.

Hopefully no one will excuse this on the basis of the daddy not being ill.

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So many family murders recently. I don´t get it. Even if he does not like his father, does he not comprehend that without his father he would not exist?

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@Zaphod

So many family murders recently. 

Only recently?

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I hated my father for many years. But, I loved living rent-free. If only he hadn't ruined my situation by threatening to toss me out unless I became gainfully employed.

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So, he beat his father to death. I guess the thought of just moving away never occurred to him.

Did you leave home already??..

LOOOOOOOL !!

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