Woman Stabbed to Death, Possibly by Her Teenage Child

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Shizuoka Prefectural Police headquarters

Shizuoka Prefectural Police said a woman in her 40s has apparently been stabbed to death with a knife, and was later confirmed dead at the hospital where she was taken.

According to the police, a resident of Makinohara in the prefecture called police at around 11:50 p.m. on Monday to report the stabbing of a family member.

Police said that they are questioning the woman’s 13-year-old child, who they believe assaulted the mother.