• Kyodo


A 27-year-old truck driver was arrested Thursday on suspicion of fatally stabbing either his mother or grandmother before setting fire to the women’s home in the city of Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, according to local police.

The charred bodies of two people, one of whom had apparently been stabbed, were found amid the ruins of a two-story wooden house that was destroyed by a fire earlier in the day, police said.

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