Police in Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki Prefecture, have arrested a 47-year-old ryokan manager for killing her husband.
According to police, Etsuko Hirano allegedly killed her husband Masaru at around 4:15 a.m. Sunday in her office, by stabbing him several times in the chest and head with a kitchen knife.
Fuji TV reported that at the time of the incident, the couple's two young daughters, one a junior high school student, and the second, an elementary school student, were both on the premises. Hirano was found covered in blood by her eldest daughter who phoned the police.
Police quoted Hirano as saying that her husband had come home raging drunk and violently hit her.© Japan Today