6-year-old girl strangled to death by mother
Japan Today -- Mar 15
A 46-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of strangling to death her six-year-old daughter at their home in Tokyo’s Itabashi Ward.

According to police, a man called 110 at around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and said that his wife had strangled his daughter at their home. When police arrived, they found the child, Kazuki Soeda, lying on a futon in a bedroom on the second floor, Fuji TV reported. She was rushed to hospital where she died shortly after arrival.

Police said Kazuki’s mother, Mitsue, has admitted strangling her daughter with her hands at around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. She was quoted as saying stress had been building up inside her in recent days.

東京・板橋区の住宅で6歳の娘の首を絞めて殺害したとして、45歳の母親が逮捕されました。 添田光恵容疑者は13日午後、板橋区にある自宅で長女の和希ちゃんの首を絞めて殺害した疑いが持たれています。
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