• Kyodo


Police turned over to prosecutors on Tuesday a case involving a man killed in a fire in Nagasaki Prefecture in June on suspicion he set fire to his house and killed five members of his family.

Kazuhiro Hayashida, a 37-year-old farmer in Obama, is suspected of killing his wife Chiharu, 30, three children aged 1 to 7, and his 71-year-old mother, Chie.

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