A 40-year-old woman died after her husband allegedly beat her in Bauddha of Kathmandu.
Police said Kamal Rai fatally thrashed her wife Phulmaya at around 10 pm on Tuesday.
Injured after the attack, Phulmaya was taken to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj.
The woman succumbed to the injuries at around 2 am in the wee hours of Friday, police said.
Meanwhile, police detained the accused killer and are looking into the case.
The couple from Panchawati-5 of Udayapur would live in Tinchuli, near Bauddha, KMC-6, according to police.