Japanese police are investigating allegations against a couple that they abused their 1-year-old son before he died of pneumonia. Photo: Tribune News Service

Japanese parents suspected of causing baby’s death with air gun pellets

  • Masanori Jokei and his wife, Ai, were arrested in Fukuoka on suspicion of intentionally causing harm to their one-year-old son
  • Police alleged that the infant was subjected to abuse in the weeks leading up to his death from pneumonia on December 1
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Japanese police are investigating allegations against a couple that they abused their 1-year-old son before he died of pneumonia. Photo: Tribune News Service
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Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall never expected to still be in Japan 24 years after he first arrived, but he quickly realised its advantages over his native London. He lives in Yokohama with his wife and children and writes for publications around the world.