Police in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, have arrested a 41-year-old woman on suspicion of attempted murder after she beat her husband with a metal bat and stabbed him while he was sleeping.
According to police, the suspect, Kaori Ishikawa, hit her husband Yoshio with a metal bat and also stabbed him with a knife, while he slept, at their home at around 6:30 a.m. Sunday. Fuji TV reported that the couple’s teenage son called police who rushed to the scene. The victim was taken to hospital with head injuries but his condition is stable, police said Monday.
Police said Ishikawa has admitted to attacking her husband but denied intending to kill him.