Police in Nisshin, Aichi Prefecture, have arrested an 81-year-old woman on suspicion of attempting to kill her 82-year-old husband at their home.
According to police, the incident occurred between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, TV Tokai reported. Police received a call just after 1 p.m. from a visiting relative who reported the stabbing.
Police said Taneko Takizawa is accused of stabbing her husband in the neck and chest as he lay in bed. The victim was taken to hospital where doctors said he was in a serious but stable condition. Takizawa also had knife wounds on both wrists, which police believe were self-inflicted. She was quoted as saying she had been arguing a lot recently with her husband.© Japan Today