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Man arrested over murder of his 77-year-old mother in Yokohama

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Police in Yokohama on Saturday arrested a 43-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of killing his 77-year-old mother at their house on Friday.

According to police, Dai Yahagi is accused of hitting his mother Akiko in the face sometime between 4:45 p.m. and 6:40 p.m. on Friday at their home in Isogo Ward, Kyodo News reported. 

Yahagi lived with his mother and father who was out for a walk at the time. When his father came home, he found Akiko lying on the floor in the living room, bleeding from the face. Yahagi was also in the room.

Yahagi’s father called 119 and said his son had beaten his mother. The woman was rushed to hospital where she died late Friday.

Police said Yahagi has remained silent since his arrest. However, his father was quoted by police as saying that for the past few years, his son would become abusive toward his mother whenever he got hungry.

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By 43 if you haven’t flown the nest and become independent it must near impossible to stay sane. Another sad story of a grown up child lashing out with tragic consequences. Son killing the lady that bore him. The next 43 years will be hell.

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his father was quoted by police as saying that for the past few years, his son would become abusive toward his mother whenever he got hungry.

oh hungry... kill mammy

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"Police said Yahagi has remained silent since his arrest. "

I wonder why?

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This is clearly a man-child; I hope he goes to prison for a very long time and not only will get every meal cooked for him, but he will be behind cell doors eating it and if he does not follow orders, they may do to him what he did to his mother.

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