Police in Saitama City have arrested a 79-year-old man on suspicion of strangling to death his 75-year-old wife.
According to police, they received a call at around 7 p.m. Friday from a 52-year-old man who said he found his mother unconscious when he returned home, Sankei reported.
When police arrived at the apartment, they found the body of Yuko Shimamura. The victim's husband, Eisaku, was also home and admitted to killing his wife, police said. Shimamura was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police said the Shimamuras lived with their son and daughter. Shimamura said he had been fighting with his wife recently and lost his temper.© japan Today