HOKKAIDO (TR) – Hokkaido Prefectural Police have arrested a 28-year-old man over the alleged fatal stabbing of his father in Sapporo City, reports Hokkaido Broadcasting (April 7).
At around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Kenji Sekine is alleged to have used a knife to repeatedly stab his father, 65-year-old Koichi, in the abdomen and other parts of his body at their residence in Kita Ward.
Koichi was later confirmed dead at a hospital, police said.
Sekine was also found to have suffered injuries to his abdomen. Meanwhile, his mother had a slightly injured hand.
Upon his arrest on suspicion of attempted murder, Sekine spoke incoherently, police said.
As the incident unfolded, Sekine’s mother alerted a passerby. “My son is going on a rampage,” she said. The passerby then contacted police.