An 89-year-old man was arrested Thursday over the alleged murder of this wife in their home in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. Police said that Tatsushi Fujisawa is accused of strangling his 85-year-old wife Namiko to death with his hands at around 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
Namiko's body was discovered at around 7:30 p.m. on the floor of a tatami room by the couple's eldest son, who lived nearby. According to police, Fujisawa told his son, "She was being more violent than usual. I couldn't stand it any longer."© Compiled from news reports