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STABBINGS

A policeman stands next to the crime scene where a mass stabbing occurred in Seongnam, South Korea, on Thursday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Aug 6, 2023
Police arrest 7 over murder threats at Seoul subway stations
Online posts specifying times and locations for stabbing attacks in the South Korean capital were shared widely across social media.
Police officers examine a scene where several people were stabbed and others hurt by a car driven by the suspected attacker in Seongnam, South Korea, on Thursday.
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 4, 2023
South Koreans shocked after back-to-back stabbing rampages
A man rammed his car into passers-by, then got out and stabbed multiple people in Seongnam on Thursday, leaving 14 people wounded, police said.
The home in Sapporo of a family arrested in late July on suspicion of mutilation and the abandonment of a corpse
JAPAN
Aug 4, 2023
Severed head in Sapporo case was filmed at home, source says
The head was filmed being touched by a gloved hand in the bathroom of the home of Osamu Tamura, 59, and his daughter Runa, 29.
A policeman stands next to a scene where several people have been stabbed and others hurt in Seongnam, South Korea, on Thursday.
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 4, 2023
14 hurt in South Korea stabbing incident near Seoul
The unexplained attack in Seongnam came days after another rare stabbing attack in South Korea which killed one person and wounded three others.
A court illustration shows Kyota Hattori at the Tokyo District Court's Tachikawa branch on Monday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 31, 2023
Tokyo ‘Joker’ train attacker sentenced to 23-year prison term
The Tokyo District Court ruled that Kyota Hattori stabbed a 72-year-old man and intended to murder 12 passengers by lighting a fire.
Passengers escape through the windows of a Keio Line train at Kokuryo Station in Tokyo on Oct. 31, 2021, following a stabbing and arson attack onboard.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 26, 2023
Can Japan prevent crimes from happening on trains?
Trains are often targeted for attacks because they offer the most familiar, everyday setting. Railway companies are now exploring ways to bolster security.
Police officers gather at Rinku Town Station in Izumisano, Osaka Prefecture, where they apprehended the suspect in a train attack on Sunday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 24, 2023
Man sent to prosecutors over attempted murder on Osaka train
Police will examine whether the suspect is mentally competent enough to be held criminally responsible for Sunday's attack
The hotel where a headless body was found in Sapporo. Two suspects have been arrested so far but police have not yet determined the motive.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 24, 2023
Doctor, daughter arrested for beheading, carrying head out of hotel
Police are still trying to determine the motive, as well as the relationship between the two suspects and the victim.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 23, 2023
Stabbing at Osaka train station leaves three injured
A train conductor in his 20s and two other men, one in his 20s and another in his 70s, had been taken to a hospital. None of the injuries were life-threatening.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 18, 2023
Tokyo 'Joker' train attacker says he was inspired by similar case
Kyota Hattori, during his trial at the Tachikawa branch of the Tokyo District Court, admitted to stabbing a man and starting a fire onboard the train.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 14, 2023
Man sentenced to 19-year prison term for stabbings and arson on Tokyo train
In delivering the ruling, the presiding judge said that the defendant had made extensive preparations in order to “kill as many people as possible.”
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 29, 2023
Man arrested after 18-year-old woman stabbed to death in Yokohama
The woman's family called the police when they found her collapsed and covered with blood in an apartment complex Thursday morning.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 26, 2023
Tokyo 'Joker' train attacker pleads not guilty to murder intent over arson
Kyota Hattori admitted to both stabbing a man and arson, but said in court that he didn't intend to murder anyone by starting the fire.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 25, 2023
Three killed, one injured after apparent shooting and stabbing in Nagano
People in the area have been asked to remain indoors. According to police sources a male suspect was wearing camouflage clothing, a cap, sunglasses and a mask.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 11, 2023
Tokyo teacher sent to prosecutors for murder was likely laden with debt
Kosuke Omoto, 36, allegedly fatally stabbed Masafumi Yamagishi, 63, at the latter's home in Tokyo's Edogawa Ward, apparently to steal valuables.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 10, 2023
Suspect arrested after junior high school boy stabbed in Tokyo's Ota Ward
The 13-year-old boy was rushed to a hospital, but his injuries appeared not to be life-threatening.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 10, 2023
Police probe link between murder and apparent suicide at Nagoya train station
A woman was found lying with a knife in her chest in the platform waiting room at Moto-Kasadera Station, soon after a man died after being hit by a train at the same station.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 20, 2023
Osaka court nixes 12-year prison term given to man who stabbed policeman
The accused was diagnosed with schizophrenia before and after his indictment, and whether he should be held accountable for his conduct was the main focus of the trial.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 3, 2023
Student, 13, slashes classmate with a knife at Hiroshima school
The attack took place two days after a 17-year-old high school student was arrested on suspicion of stabbing a teacher at a junior high school in Toda, Saitama Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 3, 2023
Teen arrested in Japan school attack wanted to experience killing
The suspect told investigators that his interest in indiscriminate killing had escalated as he watched cruel videos.

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