• Kyodo


Prosecutors demanded the death penalty Tuesday for a woman and man charged with murdering the woman’s husband and her son, both for insurance payouts.

When their Nagasaki District Court trial opened in February 2000, Reiko Yamaguchi, 43, and Kazuo Hokao, 55, admitted drowning Yamaguchi’s husband, Katsuhiko, 38, and son, Yoshinori, 16.

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