Police in Kishiwada, Osaka Prefecture, have arrested a 65-year-old woman on suspicion of murder after she placed a pillow over the face of her 74-year-old husband and smothered him to death.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 4 a.m. Sunday. About 40 minutes later, the woman, Yoshiko Imaguchi called 110 and said she had killed her husband, Sankei Shimbun reported.
Police rushed to the house and found Mitsuaki Imaguchi lying unconscious on his back in a first-floor bedroom. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Yoshiko was her ailing husband's caregiver. Police quoted her as saying she got stressed out because he kept complaining all the time.© Japan Today