Tag - stabbings



Yusuke Goto (center) is taken to the Ebara Police Station in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward on June 19.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 10, 2024
Tokyo man arrested on fresh charges of killing his three children
Yusuke Goto admitted to the allegations, telling police officers: "I did an atrocious act. I'm sorry."
A bus stop where a Japanese mother and child appear to have been attacked in Suzhou in China's Jiangsu Province
JAPAN / Society
Jul 1, 2024
Chinese social media companies condemn hate speech against Japanese people after knife attack
Wechat owner Tencent said it had tackled 836 instances of content related to the attack that infringed its rules.
Hu Youping
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 29, 2024
Chinese woman who tried to stop attack that injured Japanese dies
The woman, a guide for a Japanese school bus, was slashed as she tried to keep a knife-wielding man from boarding the bus, which was filled with children.
A bus stop in Suzhou in China's Jiangsu Province where a Japanese woman and her child was believed to have been attacked
Jun 26, 2024
Suzhou knife attack shocks Japanese firms in China
The site of the attack is in an area where many Japanese live, and is close to a Japanese school.
A bus stop where a man attacked a Japanese school bus in Suzhou, China, on Monday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 25, 2024
Three wounded in apparent knife attack on Japanese school bus in China
The attack left a Chinese woman seriously wounded and injured a Japanese woman and her child. A motive was not immediately clear.
Tokyo police investigators on May 24 head toward the house in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward where Fuyumi Takanami, 37, and her three children were found dead.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 19, 2024
Tokyo man arrested over murder of ex-wife and three children
The 46-year-old man said that his ex-wife constantly berated him and had been pressuring him to leave the house after their divorce.
Police officer Suzunosuke Kose (right) helps an elderly resident buy a phone equipped with fraud prevention features at an electronic store in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, in May.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 16, 2024
Attacked police officer uses experience to help victims
Kose was stabbed multiple times by a knife-wielding man in the left chest and both thighs in front of a police box.
Gifu Prefectural Police said the victim was found bleeding in the kitchen of her house with two stab wounds on her chest. She was transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 14, 2024
Gifu man arrested for murder of his 89-year-old grandmother
The unemployed man is believed to have stabbed her before fleeing to another city, where he was apprehended three hours after the attack.
People gather around four American educators from an Iowa university, who were reportedly stabbed in a public park in Jilin, China, in this still image taken from video released on Monday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Jun 11, 2024
Four U.S. educators stabbed in park in northeast China
The group had been visiting a temple in Beishan Park when they were attacked by a man with a knife. There were no reports of a motive.
Justice Minister Ryuji Koizumi on Tuesday sought to allay the concerns of probation officers nationwide, saying it is important to create an environment in which they can work with peace of mind.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 11, 2024
Social media posts reveal potential motive in probation officer’s murder
Posts linked to the 35-year-old suspect suggest he was dissatisfied with his probation, police sources said.
Oita Prefectural Police have arrested a man, whose address and employment status were unknown, at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 10, 2024
Woman stabbed to death at Oita shopping complex
Hatsumi Hino, 84, was stabbed in the neck on Monday morning, allegedly by a man who has been arrested.
A boy whose neck was slashed with a knife-like object sustained serious injuries that will take at least a month to heal.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 10, 2024
Kagoshima nursery teacher arrested on suspicion of slashing boy’s neck
The attack, which is being treated as an attempted murder, is believed to have occurred near the entrance of the nursery school.
A vehicle carrying murder suspect Kohei Iitsuka leaves the Otsu Kita Police Station in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture, on Monday to send him to prosecutors.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 10, 2024
Shiga man arrested for stabbing probation officer to death
The 35-year-old suspect's probation for a suspended jail term over the robbery of a convenience store was to end in July.
A man pays his respects at an intersection in Akihabara on Saturday, 16 years after a deadly attack left seven people dead and 10 others injured.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 8, 2024
Victims of fatal Akihabara rampage remembered 16 years on
Prayers and flowers were offered at the intersection where the incident occurred in the busy Tokyo district.
A street in Vancouver, Canada.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 7, 2024
Japanese man fatally stabbed in Canada
The victim, who lived in greater Vancouver, worked at an izakaya Japanese-style bar in the city.
The Japanese man, who was in his 30s, was stabbed on a street in Ho Chi Minh City.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 5, 2024
Japanese man stabbed to death in Vietnam
A Vietnamese man has been arrested over the incident, which took place on a street in Ho Chi Minh City.
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.


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