Name: Yoki Fujita.
Died: November 23, 2015.
Age at death: 81.
Cause of death: Murder/Murder-suicide.
Location: Saitama, Japan.
Ms. Fujita’s husband was scheduled for surgery on his neck, and was worried that he would no longer be able to care for her. He had been approved for public assistance, but rejected elderly-care services.
Just before he was due for the surgery, Ms. Fujita’s husband talked to her daughter, explained that he wanted to kill his wife and commit suicide, and asked her to help him. She agreed, drove them both to the river, and drowned them.
Perpetrator: Atsuko Namikata (Daughter), pleaded guilty to murder, sentenced to 4 years; Yoshihide Fujita (Husband), committed suicide.
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