42-year-old man arrested for attempting to strangle 6-year-old son to death
Japan Today -- Dec 29
Police in Yokohama said Monday they have arrested a 42-year-old man on suspicion of attempting to murder his 6-year-old son.

Shunsuke Okudera, an office employee, is suspected of attempting to strangle his son to death at their home at around 11 p.m. on Sunday, Fuji TV reported.

Okudera's mother, who lives with them, called 110 reporting her grandson had been strangled by her son. When police arrived at the residence, the son was lying on the floor in the living room. Okudera admitted to the charge and was arrested at the scene.

Police said the boy is in a coma.

横浜市の住宅で、6歳の長男の首を絞めて殺害しようとしたとして42歳の父親が現行犯­逮捕されました。長男は意識不明の重体です。 27日午後11時ごろ、横浜市港北区の住宅で、女性から「息子が孫の首を絞めた」と1­10番通報がありました。
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