Woman stabs 4-year-old daughter for refusing to go to kindergarten
URAYASU, Chiba -- A woman who stabbed her 4-year-old daughter at their home here Friday after the victim refused to go to kindergarten has been arrested for attempted murder, police said.
"I got angry because she refused to go to kindergarten, and stabbed her," the 42-year-old woman, whose name was not immediately known, was quoted as telling investigators.
At around 8:20 a.m., Friday, the woman called police saying that she had stabbed her daughter at their home in Urayasu. Officers rushed to the scene, and found the girl lying in front of her room, bleeding from her chest and stomach. The victim remains in serious condition.
Police arrested the woman at the scene after she admitted to having stabbed her daughter.
Her 43-year-old husband had left for work before the incident, according to investigators. (Mainichi)
September 10, 2005