One dead, 3 injured after family dispute in Fukui
A man died and three members of his family suffered stab wounds after an apparent family altercation at their home in Awara City, Fukui Prefecture, police said Monday.
Police said they received a call from a woman at about 11 p.m. Sunday, saying that her husband had attacked her, TBS reported. Police rushed to the scene and found the 49-year-old husband on the rooftop of the house with a stab wound to his neck. He was taken to hospital where he was confirmed dead, police said.
Police said that his 49-year-old wife, 18-year-old daughter and 15-year-old son had all suffered stab wounds in the back, but their injuries are not life-threatening.
Police are questioning the family to try and determine what led up to the attack.