81-year-old man kills 74-year-old wife with axe in Erzurum

ERZURUM (CIHAN)- An 81-year old man turned himself in to authorities after confessing to killing his wife of 52 years with an ax, the Cihan news agency reported on Wednesday.

On Tuesday night in the city of Erzurum’s AIaII YoncalIk neighborhood, Ali Kahraman and his wife, Adalet Kahraman, a 74-year-old mother of four, quarreled, Cihan said. The man then took an ax to his wife’s head, killing her. After the incident, Kahraman left the weapon at home and turned himself in at the Erzurum Courthouse. The authorities immediately began an investigation. After Kahraman confessed, he was taken into custody.