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Woman arrested over murder of husband in Iwate Pref

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Police in Kuji, Iwate Prefecture, have arrested a 45-year-old woman on suspicion of killing her 47-year-old husband at their house.

According to police, Chieko Yoshida strangled her husband Shu, a company employee, sometime between late Wednesday and early Thursday, Fuji TV reported. Police said that on Thursday morning, Shu’s workplace received a call from Chieko saying her husband was ill and wouldn’t be coming to work.

Later, Yoshida sent an email message to a relative in which she said she had killed her husband. The relative contacted a friend who called police. Shu’s body was found at around 1:50 p.m. Thursday.

Yoshida was detained after being found driving a car in Aomori City at around 4 p.m. Thursday. After questioning, she was charged with her husband’s murder on Friday morning.

 Neighbors told local media they were unaware of any trouble between the couple.

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Kitchen knife?

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Strangled with a kitchen knife. Yes, that's right.

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Stressed from coronavirus?

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Chieko Yoshida strangled her husband Shu, 

Was he bedridden or comatosed by alcohol? How did he let that happen?

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It is outdated sexism to assume that a woman is not strong enough to kill a man.

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It is outdated sexism to assume that a woman is not strong enough to kill a man.

Oh please! It goes without saying it can be done.But going to need some very favorable circumstances if the man is able-bodied and not some puny bloke.

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@Stewart Gale - priceless!

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The relative contacted a friend who called police.

And the relative couldn’t call the police directly because...?

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It is outdated sexism to assume that a woman is not strong enough to kill a man.

Please...stop.

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Was he unable to resist?

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Was he bedridden or comatosed by alcohol? How did he let that happen?

It is quite questionable that a 45 year old man couldn't defend himself to prevent strangulation. Was there some kind of handicap in her favour?

It is outdated sexism to assume that a woman is not strong enough to kill a man.

No one stated that it cannot be done. Its a matter of his age and physical prowess which raises questions. Women are capable of many things including murder. Usually its because he is bedridden or something which leaves him almost helpless which gives her the advantage. So away with your sexist comment.

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