• Kyodo, Staff report


Most major newspapers have published the name of a 19-year-old man who was indicted Friday in an alleged case of murder and arson in October — a first for them that follows revisions to various legislation that took effect April 1 to reflect the lowered age of adulthood from 20 to 18.

Yuki Endo, from Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture, was indicted over the murder of a married couple in their 50s at their home in Kofu, an attack on their daughter and the burning down of their house. Their bodies were found in the gutted remains.

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