• Kyodo


Police on Thursday arrested a former elementary school principal on suspicion of killing his wife’s parents and injuring his two daughters at his home in Fujishima, Yamagata Prefecture, police said.

Shozaburo Amo, 65, is suspected of fatally striking his father-in-law, Ichiro Amo, 87, and his mother-in-law, Matsuko Amo, 82, with a blunt instrument, according to police.

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