Police in Takanezawa, Tochigi Prefecture, on Wednesday arrested a 49-year-old woman on suspicion of killing her 49-year-old husband at their home on Monday.
According to police, Tomika Chubachi, stabbed her husband Kaoru in the neck and stomach at around 8 a.m. Monday, Sankei Shimbun reported. On Tuesday night, Chubachi turned herself in to police in Kishiwada, Osaka, and said she had killed her husband.
Police said Chubachi had been receiving psychiatric treatment for some time. In May, 2016, her husband had contacted police, saying that his wife and refused to come into the house. On another occasion, Chubachi told police that her husband was acting in a strange manner.
Police said Chubachi has admitted killing her husband and quoted her as saying she was afraid he would have her committed to an institution.© Japan Today