Sotaro Ogata

Name: Sotaro Ogata.
Died: November 14, 2019.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Murder-suicide (Strangled).
Location: Bukit Batok Nature Park, Singapore.

Details:
Sotaro’s family had moved to Singapore from Japan. His father, a businessman, worked hard to support his mother and his brother Haruto. The family employed a domestic helper.

When Sotaro’s father was away on a business trip, Sotaro’s mother strangled him and then killed herself. Sotaro’s brother, Haruto, survived unharmed. In notes to her family, Sotaro’s mother blamed her own depression and anxiety for her actions.

References:
Depressed mum sought help before killing autistic son and herself
Bukit Timah double deaths: Japanese woman with depression strangled son, 5, & stabbed herself to death
Woman found dead near Bukit Batok Nature Park suffered from major depressive disorder before killing young son: Coroner

One thought on “Sotaro Ogata

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s