MORIOKA, Iwate Pref. (Kyodo) A 52-year-old man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday for killing a woman who won a ¥200 million lottery.

The Morioka District Court found Jinichi Kumagai, a former newspaper deliveryman, guilty of murdering his 42-year-old girlfriend, Hisako Yoshida, in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, in 2005.

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