Police in Takasago, Hyogo Prefecture, have arrested a 59-year-old woman on suspicion of attempted murder after she stabbed her husband with an ice pick.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday night. Sankei Shimbun reported that the woman stabbed her 61-year-old husband in the chest as he slept and then went to a police station and turned herself in.
The man was in a stable condition on Monday, police said.
Police said the woman has admitted to the crime and quoted her as saying, “Our marriage was on the rocks.”© Japan Today