South Koreans march to protest woman's stabbing death

May 21, 2016

South Koreans march to protest woman's stabbing death

Hundreds of South Koreans marched in one of Seoul’s busiest leisure districts on Saturday to protest the stabbing death of a 23-year-old woman. Her death has struck a nerve in a country where, despite its reputation for being relatively safe, many women say they ...

Sep 28, 2015

Yamanashi minor held in stabbing death of grandparents

Police arrested an 18-year-old high school student on Monday for allegedly killing his grandparents at their home in Fujikawaguchiko, Yamanashi Prefecture. The teen, whose name was withheld because he is a minor, admitted to the charges, investigative sources said. The couple, in their 80s, ...

One man killed, two hurt in Osaka brawl

Sep 7, 2015

One man killed, two hurt in Osaka brawl

One man was killed and two others were seriously injured Sunday night in Osaka after being attacked by a group armed with knives and a baseball bat, police said. The man who was killed was found late Sunday on a street in Ikuno Ward. ...

Nov 10, 2014

Man held in Sagamihara knife attack on woman

Police have arrested a Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, man for allegedly seriously wounding a woman by stabbing her repeatedly on a street Sunday. Atsushi Takeda, 51, who is unemployed, faces a charge of attempted murder. He allegedly stabbed the 29-year-old victim, a nearby resident, in ...

Nov 5, 2014

Man acquitted of 2008 murder arrested for stabbing woman

A 66-year-old man who was acquitted of murdering a female high school student in 2008 was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly stabbing a 38-year-old woman in Osaka, police said. Katsumi Naka was arrested on suspicion of attempting to kill Hiromi Yoshitome by stabbing her ...