A 49-year-old man has been arrested over the death of his 76-year-old mother at their home in Yokohama on Sunday, police said.
According to a report on NTV, the man, who has been named as Hiroshi Ichinohe, became enraged with his mother, Michiko, at around 5 a.m. on Sunday, after she had a bout of incontinence. Police were quoted as saying that Ichinohe has confessed to striking his mother on the chest. She lost consciousness and was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Ichinohe has been charged with causing bodily injury resulting in death.© Japan Today