Japan’s Black Widows prefer murder to Divorce
This story about a Japanese woman named Chisako Kakehi is very interesting on a whole lot of different levels. This woman, 70, killed a bunch of guys she was intimately involved with and one of them was her husband. Why? Apparently, for the insurance proceeds which, I guess, would have been more lucrative than the equitable distribution or even the community property (which ever one Japan does) she would have gotten in a divorce.
But she is not the first and only Japanese chick who seems to have a penchant for poisoning and murdering their husbands for cash. Just a few years back there was another “black widow” in Japan named Kanae Kijima.
Is it something in the water over there?