• Kyodo


Three women, all practicing or former nurses, admitted to murdering two of their husbands during their first trial hearing at the Fukuoka District Court on Tuesday.

On trial are nurse Kazuko Ikegami, 41; former nurses Junko Yoshida, 43, and Hitomi Ishii, 44; and 42-year-old medical experiment coordinator Miyuki Tsutsumi. All are Fukuoka Prefecture residents.

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