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Woman sits on, kills infant son

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Police said Saturday they have arrested a 41-year-old woman over the death of her 2-year-old son after it was revealed that she sat on his face and chest.

The woman, who has been named as Kimie Takashima, is accused of sitting on her son Yuki at their Nerima apartment in the early hours of Friday morning, Fuji TV reported. She called her ex-husband who called 110. The boy was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said that Takashima had visited a child consultation center three times since last December because she believed her son's mental development was slower than average.

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This just boggles the human mind. I won't even pretend...

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she believed her son's mental development was slower than average

Perhaps having a mentally ill mom had something to do with this. Let's hope the courts don't give this woman a mere 18-month jail sentence for taking an innocent life.

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Let's hope she gets an 18 year jail sentence !

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Ballsahoy you beat me to it, I was thinking the same thing. However, the child might have been perfectly normal as many children develop at different rates. I guess we’ll never know now.

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Looks like her mental development wasn't up to much.

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Abbey, are you crazy? Suspended. She'll also use that she went for help and didn't get any. Which leads to a question of.... if she went three times is such a short periood, was SHE mentally stable??

Poor kid. Another week in Japan. Wonder what the final total will be this week.

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Another week, another tragedy. Are we supposed to go numb so as not to care anymore about these savage incidents towards little children? What year is it in Japan?

I can understand her not getting any help even when asking, but what in the earth gave her any qualification to determine anything medical or psychological about her child? "Something wrong? So kill'em!". "Something I don't understand? Ok, kill'em!".

She's just a child murderer, nothing else.

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There's nothing in the article stating that this was intentional.

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I guess we should have a sumo wrestler sot on her face because she is obviously stupid too. See how you like them apples...

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If the boy was a little slow I am sure it was genetic, stupid cow.

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And the child abuser of the week is: (fill in the blank)

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There can be many reasons and causes why someone wants to kill their own child, but they way they do it, the extent of cruelty and their resourcefulness in abuse and sadism is truly astonishing.

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There can be many reasons and causes why someone wants to kill their own child, but they way they do it, the extent of cruelty and their resourcefulness in abuse and sadism is truly astonishing.

That is so true! And, the Japanese lead the world in their engenuity and pathetically selfish excuses!

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This is the first time I've heard of a woman using her posterior to kill her child.

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Japan's Children's Day should be changed into a memorial day for all those killed by their parents.

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The Munya TimesAPR. 29, 2012 - 11:40AM JST

There can be many reasons and causes why someone wants to kill their own child, but they way they do it, the extent of cruelty and their resourcefulness in abuse and sadism is truly astonishing.

Agree with you. I am appalled with rage and sadness. :(

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crazy

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The Babys mental capacity was not progressing as well as SHE thought it should... Well it APPEARS her MENTAL CAPACITY was not progressing as well as her sons...Lock her up forever...

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not surprising... a lot of Japanese parents have made the headlines lately abusing/killing their children... Just another day in Japan. I thought infanticide was a thing of the past before the advent of modern medicine and whathaveyou, but I guess I was wrong.

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But what is the cause of death? She could have been playing horsey or something.

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Many mothers in Japan do kill their kids if they think their kids are retarded etc..and will have no way to work, fend for themselves in Japanese society, very, very sad and I hope this idiot fool of a woman has no other children, if she does, time to get them the hell away so as to protect them. RIP little boy out in Nerima.

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what? who can do that?

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Police said that Takashima had visited a child consultation center three times since last December because she believed her son’s mental development was slower than average.

The ideal age of delivering a healthy baby is before a woman turns 30. Furthermore, having common sense of not smoking and drinking while pregnant is crucial. Some fools in this country think it is stylish. Who suffers in the end?

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Each child develops mentally at different speed. This sick and heartless woman should rot in prison for the rest of her life and I truly hope that justice will be satisfied, however, the child's life is lost regardless of the punishment and that is a real tragedy here...

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JapanGal, The mother sat on child's face and obstructed its breathing apparatus so basically this poor child suffocated to death. She obviously did it with intent to kill the child. Every caring mother would have never horseplayed with her child to the point of killing her own dearest child...

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The ancient tough love education...

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