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Man arrested over 80-year-old father’s death

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Police in Yokohama have arrested a 49-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of beating his 80-year-old father to death at their home.

According to police, Hideto Tanaka called 110 at around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday and said that he had killed his father Nobuo at their apartment in Totsuka Ward, Kyodo News reported.

The victim was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Police said he had been beaten about the head with a blunt object.

Tanaka has admitted to killing his father, police said.

People who live in neighboring apartments have reported hearing loud arguments coming from the apartment on at least four occasions since last year. One neighbor said he heard Tanaka threaten to put his father in an institution.

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At 49 years old should have is own life and own house, For sure they argued over the son unemployment,Maybe father was tired to see his son just using money and not working!

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RIP to his father. Now he will live in an institution for the rest of his life and or he will meet death row which would be appropriate justice for this individual.

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Oh no, not again. When will this madness end?

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