Police on Friday night arrested a 37-year-old woman in Fukuoka on suspicion of killing her two sons, aged 5 and 2. Police said they received a call just after 8 p.m. from a woman who said "My children are getting cold."
When they arrived on the scene, they found the woman's two young boys dead. The woman had knife wounds on her hands. According to police, the two boys had both been strangled, and were found lying face up on a futon. No one else was living with the woman and two children at the time of the incident.
The woman, who is a single mother, was quoted as saying, "The future looked bleak, so I killed them."© News reports