Police in Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture, have arrested an unemployed 35-year-old man on suspicion of fatally stabbing his 62-year-old mother at their home.
According to police, the suspect, Hisashi Mizuki, stabbed his mother Etsuko in the back with a kitchen knife, while she was in the living room at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fuji TV reported.
Mizuki waited until about 11:30 p.m. before calling 110 to say that he had stabbed his mother to death. When police arrived at the house, Etsuko was already dead.
Police said Mizuki has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he lost his temper after getting into an argument with his mother about his attitude toward life.© Japan Today