Police in Inashiki, Ibaraki Prefecture, said Monday they have arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 62-year-old mother.
According to police, Kazushige Miyamoto killed his mother Masako by stabbing her more than 10 times in the chest and other parts of her body in a field beside her home on Saturday. TBS reported that Miyamoto, who is his mother's second-oldest son, was picked up at his apartment in Nagano on Sunday.
Police said they found what looked like the murder weapon at Miyamoto's apartment. Police quoted him as saying he killed his mother but he has so far provided no motive for the crime.© Japan Today