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KENNETH FRANKLIN SHINZATO

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 20, 2018
High court upholds life term handed to former U.S. base worker in Okinawa over woman's 2016 murder
A high court Thursday upheld a lower court's ruling that sentenced a former U.S. military base worker to life in prison for the 2016 rape and murder of a 20-year-old woman in Okinawa.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 19, 2018
Kin of slain Okinawa woman seek compensation from U.S. government because Shinzato unable to pay
The family of a slain Okinawan woman will ask the U.S. government to pay compensation because the former U.S. base worker convicted of her murder cannot, their lawyer said Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 12, 2017
Ex-U.S. base worker appeals life sentence for killing Okinawa woman
Former U.S. base worker Kenneth Franklin Shinzato on Tuesday appealed a court ruling that sentenced him to life in prison for killing a 20-year-old Okinawa woman while attempting to rape her.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 1, 2017
Former U.S. base worker gets life in prison for murder of Okinawa woman
The former U.S. base worker convicted for the April 2016 rape and murder of a Japanese woman in Okinawa is given a life sentence by the Naha District Court.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 24, 2017
Prosecutors seek life sentence for former U.S. base worker over murder of Okinawa woman
Prosecutors demand life imprisonment for the former U.S. base worker charged with raping and murdering a Japanese woman in Okinawa last year.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 16, 2017
Former U.S. base worker, on trial for rape and murder of Okinawa woman, denies intent to kill
As his trial opened, a former civilian worker at a U.S. base accused of raping and killing a 20-year-old woman in Okinawa, in April last year, denied intent to murder.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 6, 2016
Shinzato denies rape, says prejudging by public denies him 'fair trial' in Okinawa
An American man charged with raping and murdering a 20-year-old Okinawan woman says he did not intend to kill her.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 4, 2016
U.S. base worker wants his murder trial held outside Okinawa
The lawyer for the U.S. civilian base worker indicted for raping and murdering a 20-year-old woman in Okinawa is demanding that the trial be moved to Tokyo, saying it is unlikely he can get a fair trial in the southern prefecture.
JAPAN
Jun 10, 2016
Okinawa lawmakers file protest with Japan, U.S. governments over woman's murder
A nonpartisan group of Okinawa Prefectural Assembly members on Friday lodged a protest with the Japanese and U.S. governments over the alleged rape and murder of a Japanese woman in April by a civilian U.S. employee of Kadena Air Base.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 9, 2016
Fresh arrest warrant served on U.S. base worker over Okinawa woman's murder
Okinawa police served a further arrest warrant Thursday on a detained civilian base worker for the rape and murder of a 20-year-old local woman in April, investigative sources said.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 8, 2016
Rape-murder warrant set to be served to U.S. Okinawa base worker over woman's slaying
Police in Okinawa plan to serve a fresh arrest warrant on a detained civilian U.S. base worker on suspicion of rape and murder on Thursday in connection with the death of a 20-year-old local woman in April, investigative sources said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 6, 2016
U.S. Navy confines sailors to bases in Japan, imposes open-ended alcohol ban
The U.S. Navy responds to a drunken-driving case that has stoked anger nationwide.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 5, 2016
U.S. to review status of civilian workers at Japanese military bases
The United States agrees to review the scope of a bilateral pact covering American military personnel and certain civilians while they are in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 4, 2016
Okinawans get set to vote in local elections amid increased tensions over the U.S. military presence
Okinawans vote Sunday in a prefectural assembly election that may result in a legislative body that strongly supports revising the 1960 Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA).
JAPAN / EXPLAINER
Jun 1, 2016
Calls to revise SOFA in wake of Okinawa murder unlikely to bear fruit
As a result of the recent murder of a 20-year-old woman in Okinawa, allegedly at the hands of a U.S. base worker and former marine, calls are once again growing for a revision to the U.S.-Japan Status of Forces Agreement, or SOFA.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 28, 2016
U.S. Okinawa chief states shock at woman's death, explains restrictions
The U.S. military commander in Okinawa on Saturday expressed his shock and regret at the death of a local woman following the arrest of an American civilian worker suspected of dumping her body, and explained measures to tighten discipline among U.S. forces.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 24, 2016
Okinawa slaying prompts local assemblies to pass protest resolutions over U.S. military presence
Several municipal assemblies in Okinawa Prefecture unanimously pass resolutions to protest the slaying of a local woman, allegedly by a civilian U.S. base worker.

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