Elderly man arrested for strangling wife to death


Police said Sunday they have arrested a 71-year-old man for strangling his wife to death at their home in Kimitsu, Chiba Prefecture.

Police said Kimitaro Kudo has been charged with the murder of his wife Teruko, 69, at their home on Saturday morning. TBS reported that police received a call from the couple's son at around 7:30 a.m., saying that his father had strangled his mother with a tie. Police rushed to the scene and found his wife Teruko unconscious near the front door. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Kudo was quoted by police as saying that he had lost his temper after an argument with his wife over meals and he had strangled her with a tie.

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So, after many decades together, now she really crossed the line?

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I don't care how old he is, he deserves the death penalty which probably won't happen.

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Incredibly sad case where a man kills his wife or mother over the house food or other trivial matters I often read about in the Japanese news.

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I wonder about the background of this couple. Was the man a recently retired salary-man who had spent the past 50 years working for the company and not spending much time at home, and now that he is retired with nothing to do he feels out of place and resorts to violence? Was the wife also used to him not being there and frew tired of him. Either case, that's no reason to kill someone.

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Must have been because of his tempura (bad joke) RIP. Wonder if he will have comments on his presin food

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oops prison food

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With these sorts of stories popping up quite often nowadays, I just skip down to the end of the story to read the dumbass excuses the suspects cite as the reason for their crime. Another classic one here. Crazy world!

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Ironic..... after so many years having meals together.... now, you got to cook for yourself and eat alone ...fella!

How impulsive!!!

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over meals????

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Poor woman!! Killed by this old gezer jerk about her cooking?? Let him hang!!

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