Police in Mobara, Chiba Prefecture, said Monday they have arrested a 92-year-old man on a charge of attempted murder after he strangled his 83-year-old wife with a necktie.
According to police, Yonezo Masuda strangled his wife Kazuko at their home at around 6 p.m. Sunday and then called police, TV Asahi reported.
Police found Kazuko unconscious in the first-floor bedroom. She was taken to hospital and remains in a coma.
Masuda was quoted by police as saying his wife had been in great pain because of illness and he felt sorry for her.© Japan Today