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20-year-old woman arrested for attempted murder of husband

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Police in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, have arrested a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of attempting to kill her husband at their apartment.

According to police, Minami Tatenai, who works in a Japanese-style pub, stabbed her husband, who is in his 20s, in the chest several times with a knife at around 6:30 a.m. Sunday, local media reported. She then called 110.

The victim was taken to hospital but his wounds are not life-threatening, police said.

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2 family murders today. Keep up the averages.

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Well that didn't take long. They couldn't have been married for much more than year.

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He sounds lucky to have survived.

What is a "Japanese style pub"??

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What is a "Japanese style pub"??

Text book translation of izakaya.

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She is only 20 & he is in his early 20s still not fully developed mentally so yeah crap like this is expected.

Two people still trying to figure out what life is all about & what to do with & how to use what's between their legs. If this is not grounds for a divorce I don't know what is.

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still drunk from saturday night no doubt, oh bed time.

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and? motive? more info?

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Minami Tatenai stabbed her husband, who is in his 20s, in the chest several times with a knife

The victim was taken to hospital but his wounds are not life-threatening

When you realize everything you've done with your life is a total waste of time and can't do anything right! her marriage was a failure, so she tried to end it, but utterly failed at that too!

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and? motive? more info?

You raise a good point. The nature of the Japanese prosecutorial system (i.e. leaning on suspects until they supply a confession) creates a scenario wherein offenders are basically given the power to assign whatever motive they see fit, with little questioning. That's probably why so many crimes get waved away with the old "I was stressed and wanted to let off some steam" chestnut.

When the onus is on prosecutors to investigate and present an argument regarding motive there is a chance to look deeper into individual psychology in a public forum. Whenever trends emerge it gives legislators the chance to try and address the social factors that might be leading to such offenses in the first place, with the possibility of preventing future cases.

When you allow perpetrators to self-diagnose their issues you forfeit that chance.

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