Man found dead, son injured in Akita home


A man in his 70s was found stabbed to death in his house in Akita City on Thursday, police said. The man’s son, in his 40s, was also found in the house, with stab wounds to his neck and arms.

According to police, a welfare official visited the house at around 4:30 p.m. Thursday and found the two men. Police said the father had been stabbed several times in the neck and stomach and was declared dead at the scene, Sankei Shimbun reported. The son had stab wounds to his neck and arms. He was taken to hospital where he was in a critical condition on Friday.

Police said there were no signs that anyone had broken into the house and added that they will wait until the son recovers before questioning him about what happened. The two lived alone.

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An intruder? Dangerous times. Very good timing that the welfare official showed up.

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An intruder? Dangerous times.

Possibly just domestic violence. We do not know. Having peoples lives destroyed because of excessive Corona rules certainly does not help.

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Murder followed by half-assed attempt at suicide would be my guess.

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Reared on a constant diet of ultra violence rich manga imagery, and with Covid the convenient trigger, the little droogie finally gets to enact his terminator fantasy on the oppressive overbearing oyaji. Just surmising.

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No Guns, plenty of knifes and cutters. can't even imagine what the numbers would be if guns are available.

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Sounds like a very strong case for not having guns available....

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