Woman arrested for stabbing boyfriend to death
Japan Today -- May 17
A 22-year-old woman has been arrested in Adachi Ward in Tokyo on suspicion of fatally stabbing her boyfriend.

According to police, Mitsuko Kiguchi, a resident of Adachi Ward, is suspected of stabbing Naosumi Kasahara, also 22, and a resident of the same ward, in the neck with a knife on the night of May 13 or early on May 14, Fuji TV reported.

Kiguchi is believed to have been in a relationship with Kasahara, and attempted suicide on May 9.

Police said Kiguchi called her older brother on Monday night and told him what she had done, and he then called them. They went to Kasahara’s apartment and found him dead on the sofa. Kiguchi was slumped beside him, with one of her wrists slit. She was taken o hospital and is in a stable condition.

Police said Kiguchi has admitted to the charge and quoted her as saying: “I knew what I was doing when I stabbed him.” She also said she was dissatisfied with the relationship and that Kasahara had not paid back some money he owed her.

東京・足立区で元交際相手の男性を包丁で刺して殺害したとして、22歳の女が逮捕されました。 会社員の木口光子容疑者は13日から14日にかけ、足立区島根のアパートの一室で部屋に住む笠原直純さん(22)の首を包丁で刺して殺害した疑いが持たれています。
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