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Man arrested for stabbing girlfriend

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Police in Yokohama said Tuesday they have arrested a 35-year-old unemployed man on suspicion of attempted murder after he stabbed his 54-year-old girlfriend.

According to police, Takumi Kojima, who lives in Aoba Ward, stabbing his girlfriend in the abdomen at around 12:40 a.m. on Monday at her apartment in Kanagawa Ward.

The woman managed to call 119 herself. Police and an ambulance arrived at the apartment soon after. Police said the woman was taken to hospital where doctors said her wounds will take about two months to heal.

Police said Kojima has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he planned to kill himself, too, but couldn’t go through with it.

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This is what I suspect happened. This 35 year old man was living off of his 54 year old girlfriend. She was ready to end the parasitic relationship and he didn’t want to deal with what that meant (getting a real job, paying for things yourself, etc...).

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A 35 year old unemployed parasite living off his girlfriend who is 20 years his senior stabbed her and then was too much of a coward to kill himself. That is a scenario that is repeated very often in Japan.

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Less of the speculation please. It's only Wednesday and the week is already dramatic enough.

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Why a man would like a woman much older than him! The age gap is 19 years! Besides for financial reasons!

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For future reference, trying killing yourself FIRST. Then worry about your girlfriend/mom.

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@Do the hustle

A 35 year old unemployed parasite living off his girlfriend who is 20 years his senior stabbed her and then was too much of a coward to kill himself. That is a scenario that is repeated very often in Japan

Give several recent examples of that scenario please.

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Asakaze -

@Do the hustle - Give several recent examples of that scenario please

I dont see why I should bother educating you. Just have a quick search yourself and you will find many cases of a person killing their partner and then failing to kill them selves. And, I’m most of the cases you will see the murderer was usually male and unemployed. Furthermore, you will also find that in many of these case there was a large age gap in the couple.

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@Do the hustle

I can agree with you that there are many men that take advantage of older women for money reasons. The same can be said about many women as well.

What I can’t agree with you on is the Japan part. This is a common situation that happens all over the world.

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Weird all round. She's obviously got issues dating a 30 something loser and he's obviously got mother issues dating a woman that old. Both are idiots

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What a love-hate drama!? Good thing she was not killed anyway. I'm worried about how the couple will live together or separately down the road.

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@Do the hustle

I dont see why I should bother educating you

Hardly you'll be able to educate me in anything. Just answer a simple question: how many stories like "unemployed parasite living off his girlfriend who is 20 years his senior stabbed her and then was too much of a coward to kill himself" happened recently as you claimed?

@Amir Marzouk

What I can’t agree with you on is the Japan part. This is a common situation that happens all over the world

Exactly, that's my point. I just can't understand people who at every criminal news began moaning "only in Japan, how horrible this country is".

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Hope she's ok.

Not sure what age difference or employment has to do with anything, though.

Same old same old from the usual suspects. Nobody mentions the age gap concerning a certain world leader and his wife - and why should they?

As for being unemployed - how is that a stain on his character? Those of us not wealthy enough, or lucky to have been born into an environment that favors the well off, will all have had periods of being out of work. It's part of life. Circumstances, you know?

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She's obviously got issues dating a 30 something loser and he's obviously got mother issues dating a woman that old. Both are idiots

Why is the female victim an idiot, Vince?

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Police said Kojima has admitted to the charge and quoted him as saying he planned to kill himself, too, but couldn’t go through with it.

He couldn't go through with taking his own life, What a P sy this guy turned out to be. I guess he didn't really think this out very well. I Hope she recovers 100% and that he spends many long frustrating years in prison.

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