A woman beat her husband to death over a family dispute at Kottapady, Cheranganal at Kothamangalam Tuesday night.
Manakkakudy Saju (60) succumbed to a head injury caused by his wife Eliyamma (Thanka) during a fight by 8.30 pm.
After attacking her husband, Eliyamma went to the local police station and confessed to her crime.
The police rushed Saju to a private hospital at Kothamangalam, but he had already died.
It is alleged that Saju used to drink and cause trouble at home frequently.
The couple has three children.