March 22, 2000:
Police grill a 26-year-old mother and her live-in
lover on suspicion of abusing her baby girl to death.
May 8, 2000:
A 35-year-old woman is arrested for beating her 6-year-old son to death
after the boy refused to eat a rice ball.
May 15, 2000:
A 28-year-old woman was arrested for beating her 2-year-old son to death
because he was
June 3, 2000:
A 4-year-old Yokohama boy dies after his mother's 22-year-old live-in boy
repeatedly kicks him for "discipline."
July 21, 2000:
A woman and her lover beat her 9-year-old son for two days - causing his
death - because
he could not complete his math homework. "We took turns to beat him
continuously from Monday
night through to Wednesday morning."
A 26-year-old man is arrested for rubbing ointment in the eyes of
his girlfriend's 3-year-old boy whom he did not like.
Oct. 18, 2000:
A 10-year-old boy died after being bound naked on the verandah of his house
here and left
unfed for over 40 hours by his parents.
November 16, 2000:
A 31-year-old woman has been arrested after she bound her 3-year-old son and
battered him to death because he wouldn't listen to her.
January 19, 2001:
A 31-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly strangling her
4-month-old infant to death
because she was simply tired of caring for him.
January 24, 2001:
A 27-year-old mother was arrested Tuesday for killing her 9-month-old baby
kicking and stamping him in the stomach.
January 26, 2001:
A 3-year-old boy died Thursday after his father savagely lashed out at him
for taking too
long to put on his shoes.
February 26, 2001:
A 30-year-old woman abandoned her newborn baby in front of an apartment
because she didn't know "how to deal with him."
February 27, 2001:
A 17-year-old mother smashed her baby boy's head into a concrete floor
because he wouldn't
eat his lunch, has been arrested, police said.
March 9, 2001:
A jobless father was arrested Thursday here after savagely bashing his
3-year-old daughter to death for stealing and eating his dog's food, police
April 4, 2001:
A 33-year-old housewife is arrested for abusing her 2-year-old son to
April 26, 2001:
A woman and her lover stripped her 7-year-old child naked and tied him
upside down to
August 18, 2001:
A mother has admitted beating her son and giving no food to him for several
and killing him before dumping the body into a canal, police said.
Septemner 24, 2001:
A man was arrested Monday as his 4-month-old daughter died of asphyxiation
after he stuffed
her in a cardboard box covered and covered it with quilts because she
wouldn't stop crying.
October 6, 2001:
A Tokyo woman who "disciplined" her 19-month-old daughter for refusing to
pick up her toys
by pouring boiling water over her has been arrested after the child died.
October 10, 2001:
A woman has been arrested for killing her 3-week-old son found in a pile of
inside the washing machine of their home.