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Mother kills her 2 young daughters because she became sick of parenting

By Mason White 1:39 PM February 13, 2015
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By: Wayne Morin
A mother was arrested on charges of murder after killing her 2 young girls because she was sick of parenting, police in Japan said.

Chiba Police said that they have arrested 36-year-old Rika Makino, after being accused killing her two daughters, aged 4 and 1.

According to the police investigation, officers were called to the woman’s home by the father of the children after he found the dead bodies.

Around 3:00 p.m. on Monday, Makino called her husband at work, to tell him what she had done.

When police arrived, Makino was standing in the doorway of the home and admitted to strangling her daughters, Renoa, 4, and Reisa, 1.

During questioning, Makino told police that she was tired of being a parent. She also revealed that she tried to kill herself, but wasn’t successful.