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Mother killed while trying to break up fight between her sons

By Mason White 11:37 AM July 11, 2017
Fighting (illustration)
Fighting (illustration)
By: Alexis Bell

A mother in Japan, was rushed to a hospital, where she died from injuries that resulted from her breaking up a fight between her sons.

Police in Kagawa, have arrested the 73-year-old woman’s son on suspicion of killing the mother.

Police said that the unemployed 45-year-old Yasunori Tada, attacked his mother with a motorized grass cutter as she was trying to break up a fight between him and his older brother.

The incident unfolded at around 1:40 p.m., on Saturday, when Tada threatened his 47-year-old brother after they got into an argument.

According to police, Tada had been watering the garden and he was rebuked by his older brother for leaving the hose running.

The two began to fight. Tada grabbed the grass cutter and threatened to harm his brother.

When their mother, Kuniko, tried to break up the fight, she was cut with the grass cutter on the thigh.

Kuniko was taken to the hospital, where she died due to the loss of blood.