Man kills his great grandmother the day she was supposed to go on vacation because he wanted her money


Ko Igarashi 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A young man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing his great grandmother the day she was supposed to go on vacation with a friend, according to police in Japan.

Monbetsu police said that they have arrested 23-year-old Ko Igarashi, after being accused of stabbing the neck of 93-year-old Toshie Morita.

According to the police investigation, Igarashi broke into his great grandmother's home through a back sliding door early in the morning.

He went into her bedroom, where the woman was sleeping in her bed. Igarashi stabbed her great grandmother in the neck, and stole her purse with cash.

He the fled from the scene. The dead body was discovered by Morita’s friend, who came to pick her up to go on vacation.

Police found the great grandmother lying on her back in her pajamas with a stab wound to the neck. She was pronounced dead at the scene.