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Woman arrested for attempting to kill 84-year-old husband at hospital


Police in Kita-Ibaraki, Ibaraki Prefecture, have arrested a 78-year-old woman on suspicion of attempting to kill her 84-year-old husband while he was recuperating in a hospital.

According to police, Wako Miura is accused of strangling her husband at around 10:40 a.m. on Monday. Police said Miura has admitted to the charge.

A nurse came into the room and managed to restrain Miura as she was strangling her husband with a thin cord. Her husband sustained minor injuries to his neck.

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Wow! Wouldn't a divorce be easier?

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dementia? money-hungry? had another guy? maybe she thought she had another guy?

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Dude better not go home if she's there!

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Give that nurse a promotion!

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oops? Busted. now this is unbelievable.

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I would hope they could come to some accord.

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Enough of the family killing family stories please

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WesleyToday 05:23 pm JSTGive that nurse a promotion!

And keep that crazy murderess-wannabe locked away from her husband.

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From the precious attack?

Violence within families in Japan is scary

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I'd like to "urge them to resolve dispute through dialogue".

Who knows, may be he deserved it.

May be it was the fear hospital fees.

May be both.

Now, if he had been on a drip and she'd used other means, she might have gotten away with it.

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I doubt it was due to hospital fees.  As an elder, the rate is 20%, and then there is a monthly cap on out-of-pocket based upon income.  If he is just on the national pension, his cap would be less than yen 30,000/month, no matter the hospitalisation duration, tests conducted, or medications used.

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