MOSCOW, February 6 (RIA Novosti) - A 23-year-old
Russian woman was killed Friday on Japan's largest island of
Honshu, local police said.
Anastasia Korpachyova, the wife of a 57-year-old Japanese
national, was stabbed twice in her neck by an unknown foreigner
before she fell into the Ayasegawa River in the Saitama
prefecture and was pulled out by passersby who saw the
The woman was taken to a hospital but doctors failed to
save her life.
Police said that before the incident Korpachyova had been
involved in a row with her attacker. The spokesman said the man
was of Asian origin but was not Japanese.
The spokesman also said that an hour before the attack the
woman and her husband filed a complaint to police on Friday
after she was sexually harassed by an acquaintance. She said
the man had been stalking her near her home.