Man arrested over murder of 83-year-old father


Police in Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture, have arrested a 51-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 83-year-old father with whom he lived.

According to police, Tetsu Nishino has admitted to the charge, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police said Nishino is accused of stabbing his father Shu on Thursday morning. At around 9:40 a.m., Nishino turned up at a koban (police box) about 10 kilometers from his home and said he had killed his father.

Nishino lived with his father and mother but she was not harmed, police said, adding that Nishino has so far given no motive for killing his father.

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It's always the emotionally suppressed middle aged children you gotta watch out for in Japan

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These familial killings are so regular in Japan now to the point that it's almost becoming a cultural trait.

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a 51-year-old unemployed man living with his parents - that about sums it up. Maybe with the rise of such incidents, Japan will finally wake up and realize that prolonged living with your family is just not a great idea mentally and emotionally. And physically since family members seem to be getting all murder-y.

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And just like than an elderly lady has lost the love of her life and also one who was once her little bundle of joy.

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Rest in Peace” and “Condolences” offered to the surviving widow and heart-broken mother of Today’s “Man arrested…

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Considering how “*murder-*y*” Japanese families are becoming lately, as @purple_depressed_bacon 8:15am ***puts it Today, one poster earlier these week may have had a fair assessment:

P. Smith Oct. 13 4pm: “A lot of Japanese men seem to have anger issues
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51 a couch potato

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