Man arrives home to find wife stabbed to death in Tokyo apartment
Police said Thursday that a woman was stabbed to death at her Itabashi apartment home in Tokyo on Wednesday night.
According to police, the woman, who has been named as 34-year-old Kumi Arai, was discovered by her husband who told police he arrived home at around 10:50 p.m. to find the front door unlocked and the victim dead on the floor, Fuji TV reported.
The husband was quoted as saying that he found his wife lying face up on the floor bleeding from several stab wounds to her chest and back. He also reportedly told officers that the apartment cupboards were in disarray when he arrived home, leading police to suspect Arai was stabbed by a man attempting to rob their home.