Woman held for murder of mother in Saitama

SAITAMA —

Police said Sunday they have arrested a 40-year-old woman for allegedly stabbing to death her 63-year-old mother at their home in Ranzanmachi, Saitama Prefecture.

According to police, they received a call at around 12:30 p.m. Saturday from a woman who said she had stabbed her mother, TV Asahi reported. Police went to the home and found the body of Miyoko Miura lying on the bathroom floor. Police said she had been stabbed in the back. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Miura’s daughter Miwa has admitted to stabbing her mother, police said.

Japan Today

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    Tom DeMicke

    Wow! Pretty cold-blooded there. She'll get a relatively light sentence since it was "all in the family". Terrible!

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    WilliB

    Just another day in Saitama.

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    josh12

    Terrible! terrible!

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