• Kyodo


An Ishikawa man was sentenced Tuesday to a suspended 18-month prison term for leaving his 19-month-old daughter in a car last summer while he read comics in a cafe, resulting in her death from heatstroke.

Presiding Judge Yutaka Takahashi of the Kanazawa District Court suspended the sentence on Ikuo Kumamoto, 29, a civil engineer of Matto, Ishikawa Prefecture, for three years.

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