80-year old couple, 3 others stabbed to death in attack

40-year old  Tatsuhiko Hirano was arrested for allegedly attacking the victims at a farmstead.

An 80-year old couple and 2 women in their 50s and 60s have been found dead, following a stabbing attack in Sumoto, Japan. This is according to BBC.

40-year old, unemployed Tatsuhiko Hirano was arrested for allegedly attacking the victims, which also included a man in his 60s, after he was found with blood on his clothes and initially admitted to the killing.

Police found the bodies of two women in their 50s and 60s and the body of a man in his 60s at one house at the site while a couple in their 80s were found dead in another building nearby.

The motive for the attack was not immediately clear.

The suspect reportedly lived in the neighbourhood of his victims with his father and grandmother.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh