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Man arrested after fatally stabbing woman in Tokyo residence

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Police have arrested a 50-year-old man on suspicion of fatally stabbing a woman and injuring two other people at their home in Tokyo’s Suginami Ward.

According to police, the incident occurred at around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Fuji TV reported. After receiving a call about the stabbing, police rushed to the house. One woman, 55, had been slashed in the throat. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her 58-year-old husband sustained cuts to his hands and wrists. The suspect also sprayed the couple’s 27-year-old daughter with pepper spray before leaving.

The suspect, of no fixed occupation, was found near the house, in possession of a survival knife and a folding knife. Police said the man, who was speaking incomprehensibly, is related to the victims and lives in Nerima Ward.

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Police said the man, who was speaking incomprehensibly, is related to the victims and lives in Nerima Ward.

Another family murder in Japan. That makes five this week and it's only Wednesday.

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Another family murder in Japan. That makes five this week and it's only Wednesday.

In a nation of 130ish million. Go figure.

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Still 1 is already too much... sad...

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As long as these nutcases keep the murders within their families we'll all be safe

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