Police in Kobe have arrested a 79-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing his 81-year-old wife to death.
According to police, Tokikazu Sakae is accused of stabbing his wife Motoko in the neck and chest with a knife inside their vehicle parked along a municipal road in Nishi Ward at around 11:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sankei Shimbun reported. A male passerby noticed a woman collapsed on the road and called 110.
Motoko was rushed to the hospital in a state of cardiopulmonary arrest, but pronounced dead on arrival. Sakae was still in the car, in the driver's seat, when police arrived. A blood-stained knife was also retrieved from the car.© Japan Today