Police in Fukuoka City said Wednesday they have arrested a 66-year-old man on suspicion of fatally stabbing his 60-year-old wife at their home.
According to police, Muneshige Kawa stabbed his wife Pirucha Yun several times at around 11:20 a.m. on Tuesday at their home in Hakata Ward, Kyodo News reported. Another member of the family called 110.
The victim was taken to hospital where she died about an hour later.
Police said Kawa has admitted to the charge but denied intent to kill. He was quoted as saying he lost his temper after he and his wife had an argument.© Japan Today