10-year-old boy stabbed to death in Osaka; mother stabs herself
A 10-year-old boy was stabbed to death on Friday at his home in Moriguchi City, Osaka, and his 50-year-old mother was found injured after stabbing herself in the stomach, police said, adding she is in a stable condition.
Yusaku Eguchi was found dead by his 21-year-old stepsister who called an ambulance. She told police that her mother had also stabbed herself with a 20-centimeter-long knife.
According to police, the mother lives with the victim, daughter, and husband, 37, and ex-husband’s mother, 84, in the same house. Police said the mother has just been saying, “I’m sorry” and mumbling “Someone installed a wiretap at home.”