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72 year-old man arrested after kicking wife in stomach, inflicting fatal injuries

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Police in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, have arrested a 72-year-old man on suspicion of murder after he kicked his 66-year-old wife in the stomach, inflicting fatal injuries.

According to police, Toshiaki Saito kicked his wife Etsukuo at their home on the night of May 9. Fukushima Minpo reported that Saito called 119 at around 7:30 p.m. and said that his wife had lost consciousness.

Etsuko was rushed to the hospital where she died shortly after arrival.

Saito was quoted by police as saying he hit his wife several times between May 2 and May 8.

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What's up with men who hit their wives (and ofte n children as well) are they lacking in the equipment area and feel the need to big a big man? It is truly sad.

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It doesn't say how long they had been married, but one could conclude the beatings had been going on for a longer time than he has admitted to.

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sillygirl: "What's up with men who hit their wives (and ofte n children as well) are they lacking in the equipment area and feel the need to big a big man? It is truly sad."

It is indeed truly sad, but not limited to men beating women. The reverse happens as well, if you recall just the other day a woman trying to murder her husband because he "left the toilet smelly". Domestic violence of any kind, by anybody, is unforgivable. RIP to the wife.

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If u got issues unresolved and many of us do dont take it out on your closest. Hit the fridge. I broken two hands on that mother. Only way.

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If u got issues unresolved and many of us do dont take it out on your closest. Hit the fridge. I broken two hands on that mother. Only way.

This old guy should get locked away for the rest of his natural life. Oh and by the way it sounds to me like you still have issues if you feel the need to hit anything, including the refrigerator. No one should be out of control to the point that they need to resort to violence, even against inanimate objects.

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If u got issues unresolved and many of us do dont take it out on your closest. Hit the fridge.

Or take a deep breath and don't hit anything. Hurting yourself is almost as stupid as hurting someone else.

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What a vicious old bugger! I hope they don't show any leniency for this old killer.

I can't even imagine what would make a man do that, young or old. Doing something like that would never enter my head... thankfully.

Lock him up, throw away the key!

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