Police in Sukumo, Kochi Prefecture, said Monday they have arrested a 95-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 88-year-old wife by hitting her with a cane.
According to police, the suspect, Juko Hodooka, hit his wife Teruko on the back of the head many times with a cane as she sat in their livingroom. Afterwards, he called 119.
NTV reported that Teruko was taken to hospital where she died about an hour later.
Hodooka was quoted by police as saying that he and his wife were arguing and that he lost control and hit her.© Japan Today