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HIROSHIMA (Kyodo) The lawyers for a 28-year-old man convicted of the 1999 murder of a mother and her baby daughter in Hikari, Yamaguchi Prefecture, have asked a court to suspend publication of a book that names him even though he was a minor at the time of the crimes, the book’s publisher said Monday.

The man, who is appealing his death sentence to the Supreme Court, is also demanding ¥11 million in damages from the publisher in the lawsuit filed with the Hiroshima District Court.

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