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Man jumps to death after fatally stabbing father

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Police in Tokyo said that a 46-year-old man apparently jumped to his death after fatally stabbing his father at their condominium in Tokyo's Koto Ward on Sunday morning.

According to police, they received a call at about 3 a.m. Sunday from a 73-year-old woman reporting that her husband had been stabbed. TV Asahi reported that police arrived at the 27th-floor apartment of a 47-floor building in Toyosu and found the body of the woman's 77-year-old husband on his bed. He had been stabbed in the chest. Police said he was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. A bloody knife was found in the kitchen.

At around the same time, police found the body of the couple's 46-year-old son on a roof over the entranceway below. He was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.

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Wow...that's harsh. The woman must be devastated to lose her husband and son.

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Often the son and father have heated arguments which result in one or the other's fatal result here in Japan. A sharp tongue can end up with a sharp knife.

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Another tragedy.

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Looks like someone else had issues too.

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Should have just jumped off the building before planning to kill his father.

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