Police in Sapporo on Sunday arrested a 60-year-old man on suspicion of abandoning the bodies of his wife and son at their home in Sapporo and added they expect to change the charge to one of murder.
According to police, Masahito Nagaoka turned himself in at a police station in Toyohira Ward at around 6 p.m. on Saturday, saying two members of his family were dead at his home and that he wanted to pay for his crime, Fuji TV reported. Police went to his home and found the dismembered bodies of his wife, 58, and their 19-year-old son in the bathtub.
Police said both had stab wounds were confirmed dead at the scene. Nagaoka has so far given no reason for killing the two, police said.© Japan Today