SHIZUOKA (TR) – A male resident at a care home for elderly with dementia stabbed three people using a knife, police said on Friday.
Shun Sako, 80, was charged with multiple counts of attempted murder for using a knife to slash the head of a 66-year-old female care worker and two residents at the elderly care home in Hamamatsu City at around 2:15 a.m., TBS News reports (Dec. 30).
Police have not disclosed whether the suspect has admitted to the charges.
The three victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
Sako started living this month at the facility, which specializes in providing care for elderly patients with dementia.