Higashi man arrested for trying to kill mother
Nago Police arrested a 53-year-old man on Tuesday on suspicion of attempting to kill his 83-year-old mother.
According to Nago Police, Seijun Takasato, a security guard from Higashi Village, tied a towel around his mother’s neck and tried to strangle her. Takasato called the police himself telling them he had killed his mother.
A police patrol rushed to the scene and found the mother alive but unconscious. She was taken to a hospital where she remains unconscious.
Takasato told police that his mother had been sick and with no hope of her recovery, he had become despondent caring for her, and decided to kill her instead.