A court Friday sentenced a 41-year-old man to death for murdering five people in 2018 at a home in the prefecture of Kagoshima.

The Kagoshima District Court delivered the death sentence as sought by prosecutors on Tomohiro Iwakura after ruling he was mentally fit enough to be fully responsible for his crimes.

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