American man arrested for allegedly killing wife at Tokyo Family Court
Japan Today -- Mar 21
Police on Wednesday arrested an American man on suspicion of fatally stabbing his Japanese wife at a court where they were to settle a divorce.

The man, identified only as a 32-year-old U.S. citizen, stabbed the woman in the neck near a security check at the entrance to Tokyo Family Court at around 3:20 p.m.

The man fled but was caught in nearby Hibiya Park. He had cut his wrists and was taken to hospital. His name was not released due to concern about his mental condition and his motive was not known, police said.

The victim, identified as Kyoko Wilson, 31, was taken to hospital but later died, police said.

東京都千代田区の東京家庭裁判所で20日午後3時20分、「1階玄関で女性が刺された」と110番通報があった。警察官が駆け付けたところ、ウィルソン香子さん(31)は首を刺され、血を流して倒れていた。香子さんは搬送先の病院で死亡が確認された。
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