Tag - ichiro-kojima



Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 7, 2020
Japan court finalizes man's life sentence over shinkansen knife rampage
An indefinite prison term sentence given to a 24-year-old man over a fatal random knife attack aboard a shinkansen in 2018 was finalized Tuesday after the ruling was not appealed.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 18, 2019
Tokyo-Osaka shinkansen killer gets his wish — a life sentence
A court Wednesday sentenced a man to life in prison over a random knife attack aboard a shinkansen last year that killed one passenger and injured two others.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 9, 2019
Japan prosecutors seek life sentence for man in fatal bullet train knife attack
Prosecutors on Monday asked a court to sentence a 23-year-old man to life in prison over a random knife attack aboard a bullet train last year that left one person dead and two others injured.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 28, 2019
Japanese man pleads guilty to deadly knife rampage on shinkansen
A man pleaded guilty Thursday to murdering a passenger and trying to kill two others in a random knife attack on a shinkansen last year.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jun 17, 2019
A year after stabbing, Japan's shinkansen wrestle with balance between safety and convenience
A year after a knife attack on a bullet train left one passenger dead and two wounded, authorities and railways are trying to take steps — especially visible ones — to prevent similar crimes.
Japan Times
Feb 3, 2019
Rethinking the media's coverage of 'theatrical crime' in Japan
Ten minutes after midnight on Jan. 1, Kazuhiro Kusakabe drove a rental car into pedestrians on Harajuku's famed Takeshita-dori, injuring nine people.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 13, 2018
Court gives OK for psychiatric exam of suspect in deadly bullet train rampage
A court Friday granted a request by prosecutors to conduct a psychiatric examination on a man who was arrested after randomly attacking passengers with a machete on a crowded shinkansen train last month, killing one man and injuring two women.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 12, 2018
Stabbings just seconds apart, as passengers panicked: Investigators reveal details of shinkansen attack
Ichiro Kojima, who was sent to prosecutors on suspicion of murder, “suddenly stood up and hacked at me without saying anything,” police quoted a woman as saying.


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