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Man fatally stabs his girlfriend because he was sick of her dieting

By Mason White 1:28 PM September 15, 2017
Woman losing weight (illustration)
Woman losing weight (illustration)
By: Alexis Bell

A man stabbed a mother and her daughter during an argument about a diet, according to police in Japan.

Osaka police said that they have arrested 48-year-old Shigenobu Kobayashi, after being accused of fatally stabbing 35-year-old Megumi Futase and injuring her 4-year-old daughter Wakaha.

Kobayashi has been charged with murder and attempted murder.

According to the police investigation, Kobayashi and Futase lived together for several years and they had one child together.

On Wednesday, at around 10:00 p.m., Kobayashi argued with his girlfriend over her constant dieting.

Suddenly, Kobayashi grabbed a knife and stabbed his girlfriend.

Futase suffered several stab wound to the chest and abdomen.

Kobayashi then stabbed his daughter in the abdomen.

Kobayashi then went to the home of his 47-year-old former wife, and told her what he did.

The former wife immediately called police to report the stabbing.

The mother and daughter were rushed to a nearby hospital, where Futase was pronounced dead.

Wakaha remains in critical condition.

During questioning, Kobayashi told police that he was sick of his girlfriend’s constant dieting.

He also claimed that he did not intend to kill her.