Police in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture, said Monday they have arrested an unemployed 40-year-old woman on suspicion of murdering her 67-year-old physically disabled mother.
The suspect, identified as Yuki Igarashi, has admitted to the charge and was quoted by police as saying she was worn out from looking after her mother, Sankei Shimbun reported.
According to police, Igarashi strangled her mother Shigeko at around 10 p.m. on Sunday. The body was discovered by Yuki's younger brother when he returned home. Shigeko was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead about three hours later.© Japan Today