Kyoji Hattori

No PhotoName: Kyoji Hattori.
Died: September 7, 2017.
Age at death: 88.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Otaki, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Mobility impaired.

Details:
Mr. Hattori was strangled to death by his son.

Perpetrator: Kazuo Hattori (Son), arrested.

Source:
Man arrested over murder of 88-year-old father – Japan Today
Chiba man strangles father, 88, with electrical cord due to ‘uncertain future’

Hideko Mizutani

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Name: Hideko Mizutani.
Died: August 28, 2017.
Age at death: 90.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Yokohama, Japan.
Disability: Unspecified; wheelchair user.

Details:
Ms. Mizutani’s grandson killed her by stabbing her in the neck.

Perpetrator: Taisuke Mikami (Grandson), arrested on suspicion of murder.

Source: 34-year-old man arrested over murder of 90-year-old grandmother

Yoshiaki Tamekiyo

No PhotoName: Yoshiaki Tamekiyo.
Died: May 6, 2017.
Age at death: 76.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Yoshiaki’s wife stopped feeding him, and he died of starvation.

Perpetrator: Nobuko Tamekiyo (Wife), arrested.

Source: Woman arrested for starving to death husband who had dementia

Masako Hirahara

No PhotoName: Masako Hirahara.
Died: October 8, 2016.
Age at death: 84.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide.
Location: Tachikawa City, Japan.
Disability: A “foot ailment”.

Details:
Ms. Hirahara was bludgeoned to death by her husband, who then committed suicide.

Perpetrator: Fujiya Hirahara (Husband).

Source:
Tokyo cops: Murder-suicide suspected at Tachikawa residence
Couple in their 80s found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Yuki Kawashima

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Name: Yuki Kawashima.
Died: June 25, 2016.
Age at death: 85.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Saitama, Japan.
Disability: “Leg problems”; “Bedridden”.

Details:
Yuki Kawashima’s husband grew tired of taking care of her, so he suffocated her.

Perpetrator: Taro Kawashima (Husband).

Source:
87-year-old man arrested for killing bedridden wife
Saitama cops: Elderly man suffocated bedridden wife

Yutaka Nagao

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Name: Yutaka Nagao.
Died: April 9, 2016.
Age at death: 61.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Tokyo, Japan.
Disability: Unspecified; “bedridden”.

Details:
Yutaka’s brother set their house on fire with him in the house, and he died in the fire.

Perpetrator: Shinji Nagao (Brother), convicted of arson, sentenced to 20 years.

Source: 58-year-old man suspected in arson-murder of disabled older brother
New arrest warrant served on man on suspicion of killing disabled brother
New arrest served on man on suspicion of killing disabled brother
Man jailed for 20 years over arson-murder of disabled older brother

Masano Yao

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Name: Masano Yao.
Died: April 6, 2016.
Age at death: 79.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Kato, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
Disability: Dementia.

Details:
Ms. Yao was killed by her husband, who strangled her because he was tired of caring for her.

Perpetrator: Yoshiaki Yao (Husband), arrested.

Source:
Hyogo man, 82, arrested, admits strangling dementia-stricken wife