Police in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, said Wednesday they have arrested a 38-year-old woman on suspicion of strangling her 3-year-old son to death.
According to police, Saki Suzuki used a towel to strangle her son Daiki at their home on Tuesday morning, Fuji TV reported. She then called 110 at around noon and said she had killed her son.
Police found Daiki unconscious in the living room. He was taken to hospital where he died about two hours later.
Police said Suzuki lived with her son and husband who was at work on Tuesday. They added that she has so far given no motive for killing her son.© Japan Today