OSAKA — Sakae Maruyama, now under arrest for allegedly mutilating the body of her husband in Katano, Osaka Prefecture, last year, confessed that she tried to hide parts of his body after dismembering it, police sources said August 25.

She has already confessed to stabbing Hiroaki Maruyama, 51, with a knife after an argument. “I had an argument with my husband and unknowingly found myself stabbing him,” the sources quoted the suspect as saying. But she said she did not know if “I killed him, or if he died,” they added.

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