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Feb 16, 2017

Teen rape suspect turns himself in after escape from hospital

A 17-year-old rape suspect who escaped from police custody at a hospital in Hokkaido the previous day turned himself in on Thursday, accompanied by a female acquaintance, officials said. According to the Hokkaido Prefectural Police, the suspect, a company employee in Hakodate, was arrested ...

In court, Chilean denies killing Japanese student in France

Feb 15, 2017

In court, Chilean denies killing Japanese student in France

A Chilean accused of killing a 21-year-old Japanese woman in France told Chile’s Supreme Court on Tuesday that he is innocent, his lawyer said. Nicolas Zepeda Contreras appeared in court accompanied by his lawyer, responding to a summons issued after France asked to have ...