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MITO, Ibaraki Pref. (Kyodo) Prosecutors sought Friday the death sentence for a man accused of a stabbing spree in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture, that left two people dead and seven others wounded.

At the Mito District Court, the prosecutors said Masahiro Kanazawa, 26, “wanted to end his boring days” with the death sentence he thought he would get for the March 2008 stabbings at Arakawaoki Station.

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