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81-year-old Japanese man confesses to pushing wheelchair-bound wife into sea

Japanese man kills wife
  • Japanese authorities in Kanagawa Prefecture have arrested an 81-year-old man who confessed to killing his wheelchair-bound wife by pushing her into the sea.
  • Hiroshi Fujiwara told investigators that he had grown tired of taking care of his 79-year-old wife, Teruko, who lost the ability to move her legs over four decades ago.
  • Fujiwara reportedly brought Teruko to a local port by car on Nov. 2 under the pretense of taking her out for a walk before pushing her into the sea.
  • Teruko’s body was later discovered floating in the water by a fisherman, who reported it to a local government official.

An 81-year-old man in Japan has confessed to killing his wheelchair-bound wife by pushing her into the sea. 

Local authorities at the Kanagawa Prefecture apprehended Hiroshi Fujiwara in his home in the town of Oiso on Thursday.

Chilling video captures boy drowning to death in packed public pool in China as no one notices

  • A video has emerged online showing an 8-year-old boy drowning inside a packed swimming facility in the Chinese city of Lianyuan on Aug. 14.
  • The clip captured the moment the boy dives into the water, where others are seen swimming nearby and a man in a white shirt is standing on one side of the pool.
  • As the boy struggles to keep his head above water, another child approaches the side of the pool near him but leaves immediately after briefly dipping his feet into the water.
  • The boy eventually stops moving and starts sinking deep into the pool.
  • Two men rush to retrieve the body from the water and try to resuscitate him but to no avail. A woman, whose relationship with the boy is unknown, is seen crying beside the boy’s lifeless body.
  • Following the boy’s death, officials said the swimming pool was shut down as authorities began conducting an investigation into the incident.

Warning: The video contained in this article may be disturbing to some. Viewer discretion is advised.

A CCTV video showing the final moments of a boy before he drowned in a public pool in China has emerged online. 

Viral video captures elephants springing to action to save calf drowning in pool

Elephant drowning
  • In a video posted to Twitter on Saturday, two elephants can be seen rushing to save a drowning baby elephant.
  • In what appears to be footage from Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea’s capital, a calf can be seen falling into a large pool of water.
  • An adult elephant who is thought to be the baby elephant’s mother begins to panic, and another adult elephant rushes over.
  • The two adults enter the pool from the shallow end while the calf struggles to keep its trunk above water.
  • Keeping the little elephant between them, the adults lead it safely out of the water.
  • The clip has gone viral since it was uploaded, already garnering more than 2.3 million views.

In a video posted to Twitter on Saturday, two elephants can be seen rushing to save a drowning baby elephant.

In what appears to be footage from Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea’s capital, the calf can be seen falling into a large pool of water. 

‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ creator Kazuki Takahashi’s cause of death confirmed after autopsy

  • Kazuki Takahashi, the 60-year-old Japanese artist behind the hit manga series “Yu-Gi-Oh!,” was confirmed to have died by drowning in the sea in Okinawa, Japan, according to an autopsy report.
  • Takahashi was spotted floating off the coast of Nago on July 6.
  • The artist was reportedly found lying face down wearing a black T-shirt and snorkeling gear without underwear or swim trunks on.
  • Takahashi had injuries to his abdomen and lower body that are now believed to have been caused by marine animals after he drowned.
  • Authorities are still investigating the cause of Takahashi’s drowning.

An autopsy report by the Japan Coast Guard has confirmed that “Yu-Gi-Oh!” creator Kazuki Takahashi died by drowning in the sea in Okinawa, Japan. 

The body of Takahashi, 60, was spotted floating off the coast of Nago at about 10:30 a.m. JST on July 6. He was found lying face down in a black T-shirt and snorkeling gear and reportedly had no underwear or swim trunks on.