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 ...

Jul 21, 2016

Tsutsui's death sentence stands in fatal 2011 stalking case

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected Gota Tsutsui’s appeal of his death sentence for murdering two family members of a former girlfriend in 2011. The defense counsel for Tsutsui, 31, from Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, maintained that their client was innocent throughout multiple trials. But ...