Police in Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, have arrested a 54-year-old woman on suspicion of killing her 44-year-old husband after she stabbed him with a kitchen knife at their apartment.
According to police, Tomie Tsuchiya stabbed her husband Makoto in the stomach with a kitchen knife just at around 3:45 a.m. on Sunday, Sankei Shimbun reported. After stabbing her husband, Tsuchiya called 110, and Makoto was taken to hospital where he died shortly after arrival.
Police initially charged Tsuchiya with attempted murder but changed it to murder on Sunday night. Police said Tsuchiya has admitted to the charge but denied any intent to kill her husband. She said she lost her temper after she and her husband had quarreled.© Japan Today