A mother who is mentally troubled tried to kill her son so that she can be with him in heaven.
A troubled 33-year-old mother has been arrested on attempted murder charges after she tried to kill her son because she wanted him to get to heaven so that she would join him later, the WorldWide Weird News has reported.
The Japanese police say Aki Amano, had choked the 8-year-old boy until he fell unconscious at her home while her husband, Toshio Amano, was at home.
It was the 54-year-old father who discovered the still unconscious boy and called emergency services to report that his son was dying, 2 hours after the attack.
The child was rushed to a hospital and remains in an intensive care unit.
Hospital staff saw bruises and red marks on the boy's neck, indicating that someone had choked him, and called the police.
The boy’s mother was arrested at the hospital. During questioning, the mother told police that she cannot raise her son any longer and wanted to go to heaven with him.
The boy's grandmother said that her daughter had been receiving psychiatric treatment at a mental institution.