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Father of knife-attack victim describes anger over incident

Jul 29, 2016

Father of knife-attack victim describes anger over incident

The father of a 45-year-old woman severely injured in Tuesday’s deadly knife attack at a care facility for people with disabilities has described his deep anger and anguish over the incident. “We’ve experienced many tough times, but we adore our child regardless of whether ...

Despite obvious signs, care home killer slipped through the cracks

Jul 27, 2016

Despite obvious signs, care home killer slipped through the cracks

Satoshi Uematsu exhibited disturbing behavior before Tuesday’s massacre at a care home, delivering an ominous euthanasia letter to House of Representatives Speaker Tadamori Oshima and telling co-workers and the police he intended to kill disabled people, prompting his forced hospitalization. But despite obvious signs ...