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Man kills his wife before stuffing her into the trunk of his car and driving to police station with the dead body

By Mason White 5:46 PM December 22, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
An elderly man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly killing his wife because he was sick of looking after her, police in Japan said.

Tochigi police said that they have arrested 71-year-old Masane Tsunematsu, after being accused of killing 69-year-old Yoko Tsunematsu.

Masane Tsunematsu was charged with one count of murder.

According to the police investigation, the husband strangled his wife with a belt on Thursday around 1:00 a.m. After his wife was dead, he stuffed her into the trunk of his car.

Masane Tsunematsu then drove to a nearby police station and told police officers what he did to his wife. During questioning, Masane Tsunematsu told police that he killed his wife because he was tired of looking after her.