39-year-old man arrested for stabbing his sister and mother to death
CHIBA PREFECTURE – Two women were stabbed to death in their house in Nagareyama City, Chiba Prefecture, on New Year’s Eve, and police have arrested a 39-year-old man on suspicion of murdering his sister and mother.
The suspect arrested on suspicion of murder is Arata Honda, 39, currently unemployed.
In this case, Ikuko Honda (72) and her eldest daughter, Fumi (42), who just came back home from work were stabbed to death with what looked like a kitchen knife at their house in Nagareyama City at around 8:30 p.m. on the 31st of last month.
Arata was hospitalized because of injuries to his neck and wrists, but the police questioned him on the 12th after his release from the hospital, and arrested him on suspicion of murdering his sister, Fumi. The police are also planning to pursue the murder of his mother, Ikuko.
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