Stray cat among murder suspects in Japan

Police in Japan are investigating whether an 82-year-old bedridden woman died in an attack by a stray cat, according to media reports. There were no signs of anyone breaking into the home of Mayuko Matsumoto in southern Japan. Mayuko’s daughter found her with the face soaked in blood. Later, a stray cat was found with human blood on its claws. Police are analysing the blood sample to ascertain whether the cat had scratched her face.