Tacoma man accused of holding wife, children captive with sword and gun

Staff writerMay 13, 2013 

He couldn’t abide his wife leaving and taking their five children.

After she accused him of cheating on her and began packing her things Sunday morning, the 37-year-old Tacoma man allegedly grabbed a Samurai sword off the nightstand and held it to her throat.

He then retrieved a handgun and threatened to shoot his wife and the children if they tried to leave the house in the 3400 block of East K Street.

The children range in age from 5 to 10.

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