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Man arrested over murder of 81-year-old grandmother

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Police in Akita City, Akita Prefecture, have arrested a 26-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 81-year-old grandmother with whom he lived.

According to police, Daichi Horita is accused of strangling his grandmother Fumi with a rope at around noon on Wednesday, Sankei Shimbun reported. He then called 119. Fumi was taken to hospital where she remained unconscious until she died on Thursday morning.

Horita and his grandmother lived alone. Police said Horita has admitted to the crime quoted him as saying he got into an argument with his grandmother over his lifestyle and lost his temper.

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Horita and his grandmother lived alone. Police said Horita has admitted to the crime quoted him as saying he got into an argument with his grandmother over his lifestyle and lost his temper.

Gee, I had expected something like he was tired of taking care of a dementia sufferer, but instead this? What a lowlife.

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I can only guess his grandmother (RIP) was right about him, I hope he can correct his lifestyle staying in prison until death.

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Grandma, thank you for letting me stay with you for free. Now I have to kill you. Sad.

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Makes me wonder where are his parents, siblings if any. There's a reason he was living with the gm. Very sad

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"got into an argument with his grandmother over his lifestyle and lost his temper."

No monetary gain? I think this certainly tops the pookie and ray ray list.

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No matter how bonkers, in no time at all, along will come another family member gone off the deep end, Twin Peaks Japan story, even more loony and macabre in its descent into madness gothic horror.

The killer awoke before dawn, he put his mask on...... Grandmother; yes, grandson. I want to kill you. 

It makes you wonder what kind of relationship they had prior to this. Did she have any inkling the little droogie was nurturing dreams of ultra madness depravity? Did she perceive the callous and wanton disregard for life and cowardly betrayal that lurked behind the demented smile?

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