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Man arrested over murder of 79-year-old mother

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Police in Kasukabe, Saitama Prefecture, have arrested a 49-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 79-year-old mother at their home.

Police said Shigekuni Ogino was initially arrested on the night of April 23 after being stopped for driving erratically, local media reported. Police said he acted in a "suspicious" manner when questioned, so they decided to go with him back home where they found the body of his mother Reiko.

An autopsy revealed that the victim had been choked to death and there were bruises on her face.

Police said Ogino has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying there had been trouble for some time between his mother and himself and that he had killed her on April 22.

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Sad, but there's more to this he could have snapped taking care of his mom but still there is no real reasons to kill her. How can you kill the person who gave you life, its as if you are taking away your own existence because that was your life line for nine months. We will read about more of these types of situation because there is little or no concern for trying to provide help for the elderly in their gray years. There's to much expectations for middle age adults and as their parents get older they then have more with their parents. Its sad anyway you look at it. More needs to be done about this.

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so many similar stories to read these these days...what is going on inside of this society?

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Really sad. jgov needs to address anger management issues that is plaguing society.

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An irredeemable ingrate. She carried him for nine months and probably provided everything for him for his first 20 years, to be beaten about the face and choked to death by her own son.

Will a real justice for his admitted crime prevail and an appropriate fate brought upon him?

Anticipating there will be an appropriate followup story here with his trial and sentencing.

“Ogino has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying there had been trouble for some time between his mother and himself and that he had killed her.” -

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