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Man arrested for stabbing wife’s lover


Police in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed a 27-year-old man with whom his wife had been having an affair.

According to police, the suspect, Shizuku Koami, is a part-time worker. On Wednesday night, at about 11:30 p.m., he is alleged to have stabbed the victim in the chest and face outside his apartment building, Sankei Shimbun reported. The victim was taken to hospital where he remained unconscious and in a serious condition on Friday.

A passerby saw the two men arguing shortly before the stabbing and called 110. Before he lost consciousness at the hospital, the victim told police Koami stabbed him.

Police said Koami has admitted to the crime and quoted him as saying that he was upset because his wife had been involved with the victim whom he knew.

On Friday, police also found the knife believed to be used in the attack in a nearby river after Koami told them where he threw it.

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Dude just did what plenty of men in the same situation have probably just dreamed about. It takes a hell of a lot of nerve to get up close and personal with a knife, and he did it.

He should be sitting in jail for the next couple of decades to contemplate his loss!

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If his friend and wife’s lover dies, Koami will spend, at minimum, a few years in jail, possibly a lot longer. His wife will probably divorce him and remarry so that when he gets out of jail he will not be associated with her at all, his friend will be dead, and he’ll have trouble even finding a part-time job. I certainly hope Koami thinks his wife is worth it.

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Why blame the other man when it is his "wife" who is "married" to him? He should have just dumped her and went to play the field like any normal 23 year old.

10 ( +14 / -4 )

Watch the film "The Eel" by Shohei Imamura ---a similar story.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

Don't know why he was angry at the guy. He's just doing what guys do. It's the wife he should've spoken to, should've just dumped her

3 ( +10 / -7 )

The movie "the Eel"... way too similar!

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Should of smashed his friends car windscreen and dumped his trash wife and move on. No need for knives.

4 ( +6 / -2 )

Guys, if this happens to you GIVE your wife to the guy & walk away a lucky man!

And ladies before you freak out YOU should to the same in a reverse scenario!

8 ( +8 / -0 )

If his wife was having an affair he should have blamed himself instead of going after her lover. A content wife will not seek love in the arms of another man.

-13 ( +7 / -20 )

He thinks he owns his wife. She's well rid of him. I hope the victim makes a full recovery.

-11 ( +3 / -14 )

Guys, would you have not done the same thing if your wife was *involved* with another man?

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Guys, would you have not done the same thing if your wife was *involved* with another man?

I absolutely would.

This guy might rot in jail for a while, but he'll do so with a big smile on his face, head held up high.

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A content wife will not seek love in the arms of another man.

I was flirted with by a married Japanese woman in a Nagoya coffee shop, in Fukuoka I was followed back to my apartment by a woman who I met on a local train it wasn't until she showed up on the third day with her four yr old daughter that she admitted she was married.

Personally the wife should have coped it, I now know Japanese wives are actively seeking foreign travellers to have flings with because they know these men will disappear shortly without any risk to her being exposed.

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Why all the negativity? "Happy wife, happy life!" If your wife is playing up on you, it is your fault, not hers! There is a small chance she is a raving slut, but it's highly unlikely. If you are paying enough attention to your wife she will not have time or need to find love somewhere else. It's likely the husband was just a loser gaming his life away and reading manga when he was not gaming. You can't blame the woman for going elsewhere. It's his fault! Now, he's gonna spend a few years in the pen to reconsider his life choices.

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What is the use in blaming anyone. This planed violent reprisal will see this person in Gaol. A act that he can not reverse. Time will work out all differences. When events like this occur in your life, decide to disgust the event in 3 month time. If you have to move out or are asked to move out. talk about the financial difficulties you both will concur and to allow a month before doing drastic measures. I had the same happen to me last year. Of course I was hurt. I decide to except the disappointing event and this new person into our life. I even offered to try to form a friendship with this person.

The result is we are still together. It was difficult for few weeks but we are even more happy with our present relationship minus the lover. LOL

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Disillusioned: I hope meant, There is a small chance she  has a raving appetite for sexual fullifullment. The word you used describes a vulgar person be it male or female.

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@Jon-San - The word you used describes a vulgar person be it male or female.

That's exactly my point! It's only people with those kinds of flaws would seek extra-marital affairs if they are in a solid relationship with their loved one. However, it's not likely this young guy would marry such a person, which comes back to my original point, it's his fault, not hers!

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I disagree. There are circumstances when this will occur.

Take one own sexual performance.

Take one Finances for professional help. ( marriage counselling )

Take the time available from work commitments. ( This is Japan, most Japanese company would see this has a character flaw in one ability if you take time off work for such a personal event. If you were management, yes. If your a person on a lower wage, no.

For those circumstances, time is the best management tool available.

If it does not work out. It only been a waste of time.

Not the is a waste of ones life and ones future.

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It was her decision to have an affair. She could instead have chosen to talk to him about being unhappy, work in their relationship or leave him. She chose to be deceitful. We don't know why, but I don't think it's fair to put no blame at all on her. She chose to deal with her problems like this, even though it could have been done in a number of different ways.

Besides, this guy is pretty young and probably not that experienced with relationships. You don't just "know" how to be great at it, it takes some time, talking and figuring out how you work together.

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Most of todays young people social skill have developed during there years at school, using the internet and their work environment . When you see young friend out together. They are not chatting, they are on the social page texting.

It a life able to avoid human contact.

Totally different to to society we grow up in.

So managing emotional events with another people is harder and is easy to avoided in today tech world for this and the following generations.

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I told my partner if you want an affair, enjoy, just use safe sex. I don’t own you.

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Why all the negativity? "Happy wife, happy life!" If your wife is playing up on you, it is your fault, not hers! 

Why the negativity? Perhaps because you are making a blanket judgement against all men in a common and complex situation. I could just as easily say it's always the woman's fault, and be equally wrong.

The fact is, some people (more than a few) play around regardless of how well their partner treats them - both men and women. If you automatically place the blame on the man, that makes you a misandrist if you are female, or a cuckold if you are male.

This guy was a violent moron, so I don't care either way. His wife is probably no prize either.

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I told my partner if you want an affair, enjoy, just use safe sex. I don’t own you.

The problem with this is that most women aren't into sex just for the purpose of physical pleasure, they need something more. The odds are much higher that if a girlfriend/wife plays around on her boyfriend/husband she will fall for the person she is cheating with, than a man would fall for a woman he is cheating with.

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While I don't condone violence, I totally understand where he's coming from.

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If his wife was acting like a whore, old boy who took her did him a favor. Course he ain’t right either trying to kill his relief boy. Sheesh

3 ( +5 / -2 )

In similar situation. Man asked me to stop seeing the wife. Hard to quit. Easy to criticise from outside

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For men and women too - if you want absolute loyalty, get a dog.  People - most, not all, will be tempted to have an affair.  To go as far as stabbing someone suggests to me that this husband was insecure, and this possibly contributed to his wife's dalliance.

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