Police said Saturday that a man who was arrested last month for burying his mother's body in the garden of their house in Ota, Gunma Prefecture, has been rearrested on suspicion of her murder.
According to police, Masahiro Sato, 45, was arrested last month when it was discovered he had buried his 64-year-old mother's remains in the garden. However, police now believe he also strangled his mother to death in the living room of their home, Fuji TV reported.
Sato turned himself in at a police station on April 23 and said he had buried his mother after she died. He reportedly confessed to killing her during police questioning and was arrested for the murder on Friday, Fuji reported.© Japan Today