Police in Kyoto have arrested a 44-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 77-year-old mother.
According to police, Fumitaka Tabata has admitted to stabbing his mother Chikako, in the kitchen of her house at around 4 a.m. on Wednesday, Kyodo News reported. A neighbor who heard a woman screaming called 110.
Chikako was taken to hospital where she died about an hour after arrival due to loss blood from a knife wound to the chest.
Police said Tabata, who did not live with his mother, was visiting her for the night. He has so far given no motive for killing his mother, police said.© Japan Today