• Kyodo


Lawyers for a male nurse accused of murdering a patient and attempting to kill four others with intravenous doses of a muscle relaxant reiterated his innocence Monday as they began their closing arguments in the trial.

They charged that prosecutors fabricated their case against Daisuke Mori, 32, a former nurse at Hokuryo Clinic in Sendai, and did not conduct a sufficient investigation to back up their allegations.

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