• Kyodo


An 18-year-old youth said in court Tuesday that he beat to death the 4-year-old son of the woman he was dating.

At his first trial session before the Nagoya District Court, prosecutors described how the teenager beat and kicked Yuki Morishima for about half an hour at the home of the boy’s mother’s in Nagoya on Oct. 19 while she was present.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.