Police in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, said Tuesday they have arrested a 54-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 85-year-old mother.
According to police, Tetsuya Takeda, a local association staff member, has admitted to strangling his mother Mitsuko at their home in Takatsu Ward at around 10 a.m. Monday, Fuji TV reported.
At 10:40 a.m., Takeda went to a nearby police station and turned himself in, saying he had killed his mother. Police went to the home and found Mitsuko unconscious. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police said Takeda has not yet given a motive for killing his mother.© Japan Today