An American man was arrested in Japan after he fatally stabbed his wife inside of the lobby of a divorce court.
According to the New York Post, the 32-year-old U.S. citizen was aggressively approaching his wife, Kyoko Wilson,31, at the entrance to Tokyo Family Court. The unidentified man fatally stabbed her in the neck and she was rushed to a local hospital where she later died. After the stabbing, police found Wilson’s husband in Hibiya Park and noticed he slit his own wrists. He was transported to a hospital for treatment.
Police reported that they are withholding the man’s identity due to concerns about his mental health. During his arrest, police found three foldable knives and bottles containing a flammable liquid. in his possession.
They added that the couple was meeting inside of the courthouse for divorce proceedings and the man sat on a bench in the lobby and ambushed Wilson when she arrived. Back in August, Wilson warned police that her husband was unstable.
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The man was arrested on charges of suspicion of attempted murder.
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