Police on Tuesday arrested a 37-year-old woman for allegedly stabbing to death her 14-year-old daughter at their apartment in Oyama, Tochigi Prefecture.
According to police, the suspect, identified as Yoko Numabe, called emergency services at about 6 a.m. Tuesday and said she had stabbed her daughter. TBS reported that police rushed to the scene and found the girl suffering from a stab wound to the neck. She was taken to hospital where she died on Tuesday night.
Police said Numabe and her daughter lived by themselves. Numabe has so far given no motive for the attack, police said.© Japan Today