• Kyodo


A 44-year-old man was sentenced on Monday to life in prison for the murders of two women at his apartment in Kitakyushu.

The Fukuoka District Court’s Kokura branch handed down the ruling to Kenji Mihara for killing acquaintances Hiroe Saiki, 45, and Kimiko Mizutani, who was in her 40s, matching the sentence demanded by prosecutors.

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