93-year-old man arrested for strangling wife in nursing home
Japan Today -- Jan 11
Police in Yokohama on Sunday arrested a 93-year-old man on suspicion of strangling his 93-year-old wife to death in the nursing facility where they both lived.

According to police, Shokichi Akimoto has admitted to killing his wife Makiko, Fuji TV reported. They lived in the same room.

Makiko's body was discovered at around 9 a.m. by an orderly who called the facility's doctor. When the orderly last looked in on the Akimotos at 7:40 a.m., she was OK.

Akimoto has admitted to the charge but has so far given no motive for killing his wife, police said.

横浜市で、同じ老人ホームに入所していた妻の首を絞めて殺害したとして、93歳の夫が­逮捕されました。 10日午前9時すぎ、横浜市港北区の老人ホームで、秋本万喜子さん(93)が倒れてい­るのが見つかり、その後、死亡しました。
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