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Man arrested for fatally beating 67-year-old father


Police in Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture, have arrested a 35-year-old man on suspicion of fatally beating his 67-year-old father at their home.

According to police, Takashi Takamizawa, a self-professed company employee, has admitted to beating his father Kunifuni in the face at their home at around 4:10 p.m. on Sunday. The victim was taken to hospital where he died shortly after arrival.

Takamizawa was quoted by police as saying his father “said something unpleasant” which enraged him and he punched his father in the face with his fist several times.

A neighbor reported hearing a fight coming from the Takamizawa residence and called 110.

When police arrived, they found the victim collapsed in the living room on the first floor while Takamizawa was standing nearby. The suspect’s mother was also at home when the beating occurred; however, she reportedly was not injured.

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Another 30 something loser still mooching off his parents? His dad probably told him to get a job.

Sorry buddy, no comics and pachinko where you're going.

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a self-professed company employee

Who else would profess it? Does anybody expect his co-workers or employer to be there at the arrest or interrogation?

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What's wrong with people these days, they think someone looked at them the wrong way or said something unpleasant or wore the wrong logo on a t.shirt and they turn to violence. It needs a concerted effort from families, the community, schools to ensure young people don't grow up to be killers.

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