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The suspect in the serial killings in Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Monday was served the first of what is expected to be nine murder warrants in connection with the dismembered bodies found in his apartment last month.

Takahiro Shiraishi, 27, who was first arrested on Oct. 31 on suspicion of abandoning bodies, was served a warrant for the murder of Aiko Tamura, 23, from the Tokyo suburb of Hachioji, in his apartment around Oct. 23.

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