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Man arrested over murder of 73-year-old father

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Police in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 44-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 73-year-old father.

According to police, Seiichi Sato beat his father Saburo multiple times about the head and stomach on Dec 30 at their home in Hodogaya Ward, Sankei Shimbun reported. On Sunday morning, Sato called 119 after he noticed his father had lost consciousness. Sato's father was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said Sato has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he lost patience with his father who suffered from dementia.

Sato moved in with his father last spring when his dementia worsened.

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Police in Nagoya said Monday they have arrested a 52-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 76-year-old mother at their apartment on Sunday.

According to police, Takeshi Yamaguchi beat his mother Kazuko about the head and face between Dec 30 and Jan 3 at their home in Meito Ward,

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Police in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 44-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 73-year-old father.

According to police, Seiichi Sato beat his father Saburo multiple times about the head and stomach on Dec 30 at their home in Hodogaya Ward

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Just copy, paste the story and fill in the blanks. When will the government acknowledge that this is a national problem?

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Just copy, paste the story and fill in the blanks. When will the government acknowledge that this is a national problem?

You mean the national problem that the average Taro doesn't mature beyond 12-years-old?

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It is a problem in many countries. Here in the USA we have people killing their elderly parents, too. It is part of the belief that the sick, the disabled, those who need care, are not worth as much as everybody else.

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