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Man arrested for killing mother after dinner menu argument


Police in Kama, Fukuoka Prefecture, have arrested a 45-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing his 69-year-old mother to death after an argument about what she was going to cook for dinner.

According to police, Noritaka Kuroki, of no fixed occupation, is accused of stabbing his mother Fusae at their home just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday. A neighbor heard screams and called 110.

Police arrived and found Fusae lying on the living room floor with a stab wound to her neck. Kuroki was also in the room, with a blood-stained knife. The victim was confirmed dead at the scene.

Police said Kuroki has admitted to killing his mother and said he lost his temper after they had an argument over what she was going to cook for dinner that night.

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Darwin award winner of the year and we're only in July

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imagine slaying your mother like this.

what a disgrace.

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Police said Kuroki has admitted to killing his mother and said he lost his temper after they had an argument over what she was going to cook for dinner that night.

And now he won't have any choice anymore for the rest of his life.

The guy must be seriously crazy to kill his own mother over this !

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Noritaka Kuroki, of no fixed occupation, 

As soon as I read the headline I knew he would be another unemployed parasite living with his mother. Well, now, his dinner menu problems are solved. He'll get crusty old rice for dinner as well as breakfast and lunch and his own little room. I reckon he's gonna miss his Playstation and manga though.

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"I reckon he's gonna miss his Playstation and manga though."

Top comment! Spot on!

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Even after having become used to the daily litany of japanese murders, you gotta be kidding me.

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skotmanforyouToday  04:30 pm JST

Darwin award 

I think you need to look up what that means.

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Well, you don't get to choose your meals in prison, you loser.

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Such a senseless reason for killing another human being & your mother at that. STUPID DUDE....

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You can´t get lower than this.

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This is sad, so sad. I think there is more than just dinner involved here.

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Oh my. You never can eat any your mam's cook.

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Mental issues appear likely. No help available.

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A typical case of emotional immaturity.

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KestrelToday  04:49 pm JST

Even after having become used to the daily litany of japanese murders, you gotta be kidding me.

I'm afraid I could pretty much guess some of the content of the article after seeing the headline. MIddle-aged, unemployed, living with his parent (s), sudden temper tantrum over something ridiculously trivial... it all checked out.

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One thing I never do is assume that murderers are remotely right in the head. Whatever comes out of their mouth as a reason, I immediately discount. He says he killed her over the dinner menu. I say he was an armed bomb which could have been triggered by anything, it just happened to be that.

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What did she want to cook and what did he want to eat?

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And she probably wanted to cook vegetables for the sake of his good health while he wanted to eat meat.

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nothing says thank you for all the years of love and support ( carrying your ass) like a knife to the neck .

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@skotmanforyou: Spot on!!

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Living with your mother at 45? Yoinks!

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Noritaka Kuroki, of no fixed occupation

unemployed, living with mom at 45 years old and violent. sounds like a great guy!

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No videogames and comics where you're going boyo. Oh and the meals will be all sorted out too!

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Wow! I have no words for this !!!

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Another useless POS, living off his mother's dime his whole life probably, and being wholly ungrateful.

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I am sure prison cooks will add some extra "flavoring" to his food.

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let me guess...unemployed, hikikomori living off his mom's pension, and still complaining and causing trouble...what a winner...

reading the news lately I get the feeling that people like these are increasing exponentially in Japan...what is causing this?

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"Police in Kama, Fukuoka Prefecture, have arrested a 45-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing his 69-year-old mother to death after an argument about what she was going to cook for dinner."

Sounds like a comedy sketch, except it isn't unfortunately...

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These incidents have become all too common, and the profile of the persons involved all too predictable. This guy clearly ticked all the boxes for "likely to act out". Social workers and authorities need to identify families w/unemployed adult male offspring living w/aged parents, visit the homes, and interview the parents to determine whether they are at risk from their own "children".

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3PM On a Tuesday...........he must have just lost a Tetris 99 battle or something. Perhaps she ran out of his favorite ice cream as well.............sad.

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I wonder if was curry rice the menu :(

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It's much more complex than that. Probably the parents are afraid to kick out their hikikomori sons as they might kill some stranger. They prefer to continue taking care with distant hope that something magical can happen and their son can stand on their own feet. And there's no help no matter how hard parents tried to change the things. It's not always about bad parenting. Sometimes many factors contribute to such scenarios including genetic disorders, ADHD, mental trauma, etc. No light in the tunnel unfortunately...

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No sir, Darwin award goes usually to those who got killed by own stupidity...

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Whether he goes to prison or a mental institution, he no longer has a choice in his meals!

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Another parasite who was living on his mother pension ! She raised him to end her life. Psycho! Killing over a meal ? Poor woman..

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The post by bogva is accurate. Many individuals that commit matricide, paricide, and patricide- are crippled by their own inadequacy, but are too Narcissistic and Arrogant to take responsibility for their own failings, whether it's mental illness, or just plain evil tendencies. They store up hatred and project blame on others. Many resent their mothers for being emotionally strong, while they are weak. They feel emasculated by their own inferior coping abilities, but are not humble, loving, or kind. They steal Power by violence and Murder

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I don't want to point fingers, however I feel this hikikomori epidemic is partially due to the fact that parents here are being too lenient on their kids...I mean if the guy is 40 something he should be able to take care of himself...I do not say the occasional help is bad but wholesome pampering is definitely not good...what's up with all this rewarding of bad behavior? I am pretty sure I wouldn't be able to get away with this under my parents' roof at my current age...please parents, kick these leeches out, for your own good and theirs! sometimes gotta be cruel to be kind...

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I think we are only getting part of the story. 1st we do not if he was previously employed and was laid off, which on more than one occasion have caused people not living with their parents to snap. 2nd, were there any signs that he was capable of this sort of behavior. Good police work and investigative reporting always begin with finding the three main components (M.O.M) MEANS - OPPORTUNITY AND MOTIVE. Given the amount of information in the article we can only presume. In a society which sets standards so high, there are many triggers which can set off the most temperate individual to make an irrational decision in an instant. It is sad that it takes situations such as this to make society take notice and try to develop methodologies to nip these behavior in the bud. In this day and age it is not uncommon for young people to live with their parents, especially in the larger metro areas such as Tokyo where rents are high (Same can be said about New York, LA San Francisco. As a father of 5 children half of whom are multi-ethnic, i would rather have a child of mine living with me rather than on the streets. As a good parent I would do everything within my power while he or she is under my roof, to motivate and assist in moving them to self sustainability. As a former officer in the military and a former member of the Law Enforcement community, I say. (IF YOU ARE NOT PART OF THE SOLUTION, YOU ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM). Be it Tokyo, New York City, or LA, the stories are the same, only the characters are different.

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