Police in Saitama said Thursday they have arrested a 41-year-old man for fatally stabbing his 39-year-old wife.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 6 a.m. on Wednesday. TV Asahi reported that police received a call from the suspect, Kazuhiro Suzuki, saying that he had just stabbed his wife at their home in Kita Ward.
Police rushed to the scene and took Suzuki into custody. His wife Yukie was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead from knife wounds to her neck.
Suzuki was quoted by police as saying he and his wife had been having a heated argument and that he lost his temper.© Japan Today