Aiko Matsubara

No PhotoName: Aiko Matsubara.
Died: October 9, 2019.
Age at death: 90.
Cause of death: Suffocation.
Location: Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Unspecified; disabled elder.

Police received a phone call from Ms. Matsubara’s granddaughter, saying she had killed her grandmother. When they arrived at her house, they found her dead, killed by having a towel stuffed into her mouth until she suffocated.

Case status:
Akane Matsubara (Granddaughter), charged with murder.

Woman arrested after stuffing towel into 90-year-old grandmother’s mouth, killing her