Police said Friday they have arrested a man for attempting to kill his two sons and himself with gas.
According to police, the 44-year-old newspaper delivery man allegedly attempted to commit suicide in his apartment in Atsugi, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Thursday morning at about 4:30 a.m., using chlorine gas while his sons were sleeping, Fuji TV reported.
Police say that none of the family died in the incident, although all three are said to have been made unwell by the gas. The two sons are aged 13 and 16. The man has been released from custody for hospital treatment.© Japan Today