Yoko Shinya

No PhotoName: Yoko Shinya.
Died: September 4, 2020.
Age at death: 76.
Cause of death: Suffocation.
Location: Saitama, Japan.
Disability: A chronic diease.

Ms. Shinya’s son allegedly strangled her as she lay in her hospital bed. Hospital staff reported that they saw him trying to kill her and intervened, but she had been badly hurt and died hours later. Police say her son told them he “couldn’t bear watching” and wanted to “make her comfortable”.

Case status:
Akira Shinya (Son), arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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