• Kyodo


Prosecutors have demanded the death penalty for a man accused of killing two children and wounding another in Hiroo, southern Hokkaido, in August.

Kazuyuki Oikawa, 24, was indicted on charges of stabbing to death a 2-year-old and a 5-year-old and injuring a 7-year-old, while robbing the house of a company employee.

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