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Man arrested over wife’s murder in Kitakyushu City

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Fukuoka prefectural police on Monday arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of killing his 32-year-old wife at their home in Kitakyushu City.

According to police, Kasumi Okamura, a company employee, stabbed his wife Shizuka in the neck several times with a knife on Monday morning, Fuji TV reported. Okamura called 110 just before 7 a.m. and said he had killed his wife.

When police and an ambulance arrived at the house, Shizuka was found lying on her back and declared dead at the scene.

Police said Okamura has admitted to the charge. He was quoted as saying he wanted to kill their two sons, aged 3 and 1, and himself, but couldn’t go through with it. The children were unharmed and taken into protective custody.

Police said no complaints were ever filed with them regarding marital trouble between the couple.

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7am! What happened in that home overnight is beyond speculation.

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Why oh why dies an unhinged adult always want to kill their children instead of themselves

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He was quoted as saying he wanted to kill their two sons, aged 3 and 1, and himself, but couldn’t go through with it. The children were unharmed and taken into protective custody.

Thank Ghosh! Poor kids lost both parents.

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Police said Okamura has admitted to the charge. He was quoted as saying he wanted to kill their two sons, aged 3 and 1, and himself, but couldn’t go through with it. The children were unharmed and taken into protective custody.

Poor boys. I hope there are grandparents to take care of them.

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What in the donkey is going on? If you had a problem with your wife, surely that wasn't the best plan to handle that situation! Counceling, talking, going on a vacation, date night, ect. These are some options to clear some things up!

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It's often the neck isn't it.

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I didn't know Japan could have this kind of incident, overwhelming.

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Everything happens for a reason, and in this case we don't know the reason why, because for one, a dead person can't talk, and the surviving spouse may never tell. There's two sides to a story. *Police said Okamura has admitted to the charge. He was quoted as saying he wanted to kill their two sons, aged 3 and 1, and himself, but couldn’t go through with it. ***Could this have been a planned family suicide on both parents part, and the husband took out the wife, and figured he just couldn't do the kids and himself? We don't know a dead person can't talk. Maybe some day he will.**

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