Mother arrested for suffocating 2-year-old son
YOKOHAMA — March 31st, 2016
Police in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 34-year-old woman on suspicion of murdering her 2-year-old son.
Ryoko Tsukamoto is accused of suffocating her son Kohei at the family’s apartment in Yokohama’s Kita Ward on Tuesday, Fuji TV reported.
According to investigators, Tsukamoto turned herself in to the police at around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, saying that she had killed her son by suffocating him, Fuji TV reported. Tsukamoto’s husband was at work at the time.
Police said Tsukamoto has so far given no motive for her actions.