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Woman arrested for destroying 54 violins owned by ex-husband

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admitted to breaking into his home in Nagoya but denied that she damaged the equipment

um, them why the break in and why the violins damaged at the time you were there? dumb woman

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What did she gain by damaging these violins. Besides venting I mean.

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Hell hath no fury like woman scorned.

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Midori Kawamiya, a 34-year-old music instrument seller in Tokyo, has admitted to breaking into his home in Nagoya but denied that she damaged the equipment, according to police.

She is 34, he's 64....just a curious question for Ms. Kawamiya..."What do, or did you see, in a man 30 years older than you?" "What did you expect from the marriage?"

If you get the chance, while you are cooling off under state control, please feel free to respond.

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Cripes, justice sure moves slowly here, look at the dates that the crime occurred?

Kawamiya allegedly entered her then husband's workshop inside his home in Nagoya by breaking in through a window sometime between Jan. 30 and Feb. 19 in 2014

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@Yubaru

Asking what does a woman see in a man 30 yrs older is no different than seeing a very cute woman with an butt-faced ugly guy. Either money or when the lights go out he compensates for his ugliness in the bedroom. LoL

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Bet that hit a cord.

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In other news, Kawamiya accused her soon-to-be ex husband of being on he fiddle.

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"What do, or did you see, in a man 30 years older than you?" - well, it happens quite often, and not only because of money. A man can be very healthy and good looking in his 64.

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Asking what does a woman see in a man 30 yrs older is no different than seeing a very cute woman with an butt-faced ugly guy. Either money or when the lights go out he compensates for his ugliness in the bedroom. LoL

I would love to hear her side of the story.

"What do, or did you see, in a man 30 years older than you?" - well, it happens quite often, and not only because of money. A man can be very healthy and good looking in his 64.

Never inferred nor said otherwise. Seems that the two were already separated when this happened, the story here is incomplete.

The couple, who separated last year, were in the middle of a divorce when the incident allegedly took place.

Their divorce was finalized last year, and were separated at the time of the incident. The article is giving misinformation here.

http://brandnew-s.com/2017/07/25/kawamiya/

There is more in the link above.

バイオリン制作者だった夫の工房で、バイオリン54台を壊したとして、愛知県警中村署は25日、住居侵入と器物損壊の疑いで東京都江東区亀戸、自営業河宮碧容疑者(34)を逮捕した。侵入は認める一方、「壊していない」と一部否認しているという。

逮捕容疑は2014年1月30日から2月19日の間、名古屋市中村区の男性(62)方に、窓を割って侵入し、1階の工房にあったバイオリン54台と弓70本を壊した疑い。

同署によると、壊されたのは男性が作った商品と収集品で、バイオリンの胴体に穴を開けるなどしていた。男性の申告によると、最高額はイタリア製で1台5000万円、被害総額は計約1億600万円相当という。

男性は当時、自宅兼工房でバイオリンを制作し、別にある店舗で販売していた。海外出張から帰国し被害に気付いた。2人は当時から別居しており、昨年、離婚が成立したという。

> 最高額が5000万円もする高級なバイオリンを破壊するなど、常軌を逸しているとしか考えられません。

被害に遭われだ男性(62)は元夫で、昨年離婚が成立していますが、歳が親子ほど離れていますし、何かしらの犯行動機があったのだと思われます。

> 経歴に関して調べてみましたが、詳しい情報は得られませんでした。

河宮容疑者は、東京都江東区に在住ですが、わざわざ愛知県名古屋市の元夫の工房に足を運んでバイオリン等を破壊していますので、相当なバイタリティーがある人物に間違いありません。

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We must all work to stop domestic violins

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"What do, or did you see, in a man 30 years older than you?" - well, it happens quite often, and not only because of money. A man can be very healthy and good looking in his 64.

Yeah in what maybe 2-3percent of instances, the rest being VERY MUCH about the $$$ LOL!!

Or should we just say he is well established, be honest most of these couples its money(even if they divorce, kind of like winning the lottery for the ladies LOL!!) for the lady, chance to re-live youth for the old guy

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the question from me is what does a successful, older foreign man in Japan need with an average obasan? absolutely common for young Japanese women who basically have only youth to offer to like to be with a worldly man. Thanks!

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The question from me is why are some people so obsessed with age?

Still, it's a shame the Norwegian Wood was destroyed.

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wow what a garbage person, destroying musical instruments is like burning books.. cant they give her death sentence or sue her to extreme poverty till the rest of her miserable life?

People like that ... cant create and envy of others that do.

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destroying musical instruments is like burning books..

It's pretty disgusting, yeah.

cant they give her death sentence

Also disgusting.

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yea its absolutely disgusting that people like that cant be given the capital punishment because they destroy invaluable and loved wonders that finer people painstakingly crafted. The current punisment system is broken

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54 violins is quiet a bit of mney., guess they were more than the run of the mill ones.

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yea its absolutely disgusting that people like that cant be given the capital punishment because they destroy invaluable and loved wonders that finer people painstakingly crafted. The current punisment system is broken

Life is much more important than an object, no matter how fine the craft.

Killing is not wonderous, it is not a work of art. It is the worst vandalism possible.

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We must all work to stop domestic violins

lol Best one of the lot. I also thought she was quite vile-in doing that.

This reminds me of my parents' friends who divorced many years back. He moved out and all he had left was his expensive grand piano to pick up. She called him to pick it up. When he pulled up to the house, the piano was on the front lawn and her standing behind it with an axe. You know the rest....

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54 violins is quiet a bit of mney., guess they were more than the run of the mill ones.

One violin was allegedly worth 50 million so that means the others were worth an average 1 million each, nothing remarkable about that if accurate.

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What a nutcase, she could have technically collected some of the money from these in the divorce!

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maybe under the divorce settlement she was not able to get any of the value of the violins and decided to destroy his assets. But I am only speculating, as I usually do. Thanks.

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Midori Kawamiya, a 34-year-old music instrument seller

I don't detect a lot of love for the merchandise. Pete Townshend and Jimi Hendrix only did it as part of the act.

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Bet that hit a cord. sounds like she was very strung out, finally snapped a string in rage.

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Two articles about women seeking revenge on men.

Guys, watch your backs.

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He must have really fiddled up bad for her to strike such a chord. Or maybe she has a few strings loose and is a few prices short of an orchestra.

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If your rich, stay single.

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The divorce case was being strung out and she was tihinking she would get played like an old fiddle? That may have been instrumental.

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She was frustrated with the staccato pace of the relationship, and ended it in a crescendo of destruction. The strings of her heart broken, she took revenge on the man who fiddled her emotions.

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@ Toasted HereticToday 11:40 am JST

The question from me is why are some people so obsessed with age?

Still, it's a shame the Norwegian Wood was destroyed.

Maybe he lost his norweigian wood due to age and that was the last string...

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What a lunatic!!!!

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"What do, or did you see, in a man 30 years older than you?" - well, it happens quite often, and not only because of money. A man can be very healthy and good looking in his 64.

Yeah in what maybe 2-3percent of instances, the rest being VERY MUCH about the $$$ LOL!!

Or should we just say he is well established, be honest most of these couples its money(even if they divorce, kind of like winning the lottery for the ladies LOL!!) for the lady, chance to re-live youth for the old guy

Let's not all kid ourselves, even when couples are the same age it's all about the $$$ in the end! Lose your job and no money in the bank and see how quickly it falls apart!

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Moral of the story, be aware of hypergamy!!

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This seems more like a set up. They reported she wrote on the walls and taunted investigators. Who does that?!

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