Tag - stabbings



Reporters gather near a house in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward where a fire broke out on Thursday and four people were found dead with stab wounds.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 24, 2024
Woman and three children found dead with stab wounds after Tokyo house fire
The woman's ex-husband was also found injured in the house and was taken to a hospital.
The Osaka Prefectural Police building in the city of Osaka
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 22, 2024
Osaka college student's boyfriend arrested over her murder
Karen Watanabe was found lying on the floor by her bed with multiple stab wounds to her upper body.
The apartment complex where Toshino Hirasawa was stabbed in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, on Thursday
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 10, 2024
Man arrested over fatal stabbing of woman had lent victim ¥18 million
It has emerged that the suspect, Manabu Wakui, was arrested for stalking the victim, Toshino Hirasawa, two years ago.
A 51-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing a young woman to death in Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 8, 2024
Man arrested over fatal stabbing of young woman in Shinjuku
A 51-year-old man from Kawasaki was arrested at the scene.
A woman reacts at a memorial set up for victims victims of a stabbing attack at Westfield shopping mall in Bondi Junction in Sydney, on Thursday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Apr 21, 2024
Doctors cite unmedicated mental illness in Sydney mall attack
No one can know the mind of Sydney shopping mall killer Joel Cauchi, but psychiatrists say one underlying cause of his rampage is evident: he had schizophrenia, stopped his medication and fell out of treatment.
Police stand outside the Assyrian Christ The Good Shepherd Church after a knife attack that took place during a service the night before, in Wakely in Sydney on Tuesday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Apr 16, 2024
Sydney bishop stabbed by teen in terror attack, police say
The teenager who allegedly stabbed the Bishop in western Sydney was known to police but not on any terrorist watch lists.
Flowers outside the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping mall in Sydney on Sunday, the day after a 40-year-old man with mental illness roamed the packed shopping center killing six people and seriously wounding a dozen others
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Apr 14, 2024
Police identify Sydney mall attacker; no terrorism link found
Australian police have identified a 40-year-old man who suffered from mental illness as the perpetrator of a Sydney shopping center stabbing rampage.
A family leaves the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping mall in Sydney after a stabbing incident on Saturday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Apr 13, 2024
Sydney knife attacker shot dead after killing six in Bondi mall
The assailant was shot by a police officer after he engaged with nine people in a busy shopping mall.
A photograph taken by a local resident shows a man being held down by police officers near a convenience store in Sapporo on Sunday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 26, 2024
Police describe how fatal stabbing at Sapporo convenience store unfolded
The suspect was arrested at the scene after the attack, which killed one store employee and left two others injured.
A convenience store in Sapporo, where a man was arrested after allegedly stabbing three people on Sunday morning
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 25, 2024
One dead after stabbing at convenience store in Sapporo
Police arrested the suspected assailant at the scene of the crime in the city's Kita Ward.
The burned down house in Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture, where Yuki Endo fatally stabbed the father and mother of an acquaintance in 2021.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 2, 2024
Death sentence finalized for man over 2021 murder committed as minor
The defense team for Yuki Endo filed an appeal at the deadline Thursday, but the defendant withdrew it later in the day, the Kofu District Court said.
A police officer examines the area around a house in Tokyo's Adachi Ward on Friday after the bodies of a couple with stab wounds were found in the house.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 23, 2024
Filipino man arrested over bodies found under Tokyo home
He appears to be an acquaintance of the former girlfriend of the deceased couple's son, the police said.
The gallery and judges for the trial of Yuki Endo over a 2021 murder case, in Kofu District Court in Yamanashi Prefecture on Thursday
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 18, 2024
In first, 'specified juvenile' handed death sentence over Kofu murder
It is the first time a defendant age 18 or 19 at the time of a crime has been given the death penalty following the lowering of the age of adulthood.
Emergency personnel tend to an injured passenger on a Yamanote Line platform at JR Akihabara Station in Tokyo on Wednesday night.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 4, 2024
Woman held after allegedly slashing passengers on Tokyo train
Police said she was apparently unknown to those she attacked.
A man who identified himself as Haruki Soga is taken to a police station in Nagoya on Tuesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 27, 2023
Man arrested for alleged fatal stabbing of woman in Nagoya
Police received a phone call around 11:20 a.m., in which the caller said "I killed a person" at a karaoke facility near JR Nagoya Station.
A 74-year-old man has been arrested in Tokyo for allegedly attacking and cutting off his octogenarian neighbor's left ear with a knife, police said Saturday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 9, 2023
Man arrested for cutting off elderly neighbor's ear in Tokyo
The suspect admitted to the attack, telling police he did it because she "was noisy."
The Federal Correctional Institution in Tucson, Arizona, where Derek Chauvin was being held. An inmate has been charged with attempted murder for stabbing Chauvin 22 times last week.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 2, 2023
Inmate charged after George Floyd's killer stabbed 22 times
The complaint charges John Turscak, 52, with stabbing former police officer Derek Chauvin about 22 times "with an improvised knife"
Kanagawa Prefectural Police officers examine an area outside the K-Arena Yokohama facility in Yokohama on Thursday.
Nov 27, 2023
Woman in suspected knife attack confesses to stabbing herself
The woman's injuries were minor, and she has already been released from the hospital, police have said.
A photo supplied by a witness shows police officers investigating a site near the K-Arena Yokohama music venue in Yokohama after a woman was stabbed on Thursday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 24, 2023
Woman stabbed at music venue in Yokohama
The woman was taken to a hospital and is believed to be seriously injured.
The crime scene following a stabbing near the University of Tokyo in January 2022
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 17, 2023
19-year-old gets prison term for stabbings near University of Tokyo
He was given an indeterminate sentence of six to 10 years for attacking two senior high school students and an elderly man.


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