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63-year-old man arrested over wife’s death

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Police in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, have arrested a 63-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 62-year-old wife.

According to police, Nobuyuki Maniwa, a company employee, kicked his wife Yoko, a nursing assistant, in the face in their living room at around 7:10 p.m. on May 20, Kyodo News reported. Police received an emergency phone call at around 1 a.m. on Sunday from the couple’s son, who is in his 30s, claiming that his mother had collapsed and was unconscious.

The woman was taken to hospital where she died at around 2:40 a.m. on Sunday, police said, adding that an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Police are also questioning Maniwa and his son to determine if Yoko suffered repeated abuse at the hands of her husband.

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Life is so fragile. Another man unable to control his rage, this time kicking his wife and the mother of his son in the head, possibly after she returned from a day caring for others.

What could have been so upsetting that he just couldn’t go out for a walk instead?

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The truth is difficult for both abusers and their enablers to face. There will be those here denying it but deeper issues (not due to any pandemic) are seething in Japanese homes:

Mar 3, 2022: - https://www.nippon.com/en/news/yjj2022030300507/

Domestic Violence Consultations Hit Record High in Japan

Mar 24, 2022: - https://www.nippon.com/en/japan-data/h01277/

Japan Police Report Record High Number of Child Abuse Cases in 2021

“Police are also questioning Maniwa and his son to determine if Yoko suffered repeated abuse at the hands of her husband.” -

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The answer is YES!1 Yoko was abused more than often! If he kicked his wife in the face that would have meant she was already beaten down and that was not the first time but rest assure it is the last time.

Police are also questioning Maniwa and his son to determine if Yoko suffered repeated abuse at the hands of her husband.

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