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STABBINGS

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 28, 2020
A year after stabbing spree, Kawasaki school remembers victims
A student and the father of another student were killed in the attack that also injured 18 others.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 31, 2020
Death penalty finalized for 2016 Sagamihara care home mass murderer
The death sentence for a man who admitted to the 2016 mass murder of 19 mentally impaired people at a care home near Tokyo was finalized Tuesday after he withdrew his appeal the previous day.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 19, 2020
Sagamihara care home mass murderer won't appeal death penalty ruling
A man who was sentenced to death over the 2016 murder of 19 people with mental disabilities at a care home in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, said Wednesday he will not appeal the ruling.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 11, 2020
Man held over stabbing of Brazilian couple in Shizuoka that left husband dead
A 64-year-old Japanese man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stabbing a Brazilian couple in Shizuoka Prefecture last month, police have said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 19, 2020
Man on trial for killing 19 at Sagamihara care home says he won't appeal
A man on trial for murdering 19 residents and injuring 26 other people in 2016, at a knife rampage at a care home for the mentally disabled, said Wednesday he would not launch an appeal regardless of the ruling.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 18, 2020
Myanmar man arrested for murder of compatriot in central Japan
Police arrested on Tuesday a 28-year-old Myanmar man on suspicion of stabbing to death a compatriot co-worker in a company cafeteria in Mie Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 17, 2020
Death penalty sought for man charged with killing 19 in Sagamihara rampage
Prosecutors on Monday demanded the death penalty for a man charged with murdering 19 residents and injuring 26 others at a care home for people with mental disabilities near Tokyo in a knife rampage in 2016.
Japan Times
EDITORIALS
Feb 13, 2020
Coming to terms with what's behind the Sagamihara killings
To help prevent a recurrence of abhorrent crimes against the disabled, society as a whole needs to come to grips with the widespread prejudice and discrimination against such people, and take steps to amend the situation.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Feb 8, 2020
Trial of Sagamihara massacre suspect spurs debate on what society may think about people with disabilities
The trial of Satoshi Uematsu, who is accused of killing 19 people with disabilities at a care facility in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, in 2016, began on Jan. 8 and is expected to end in March. Uematsu admits to the murders. His defense team is trying to convince the judges, who include lay judges,...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 5, 2020
Man on trial over Sagamihara rampage says he felt murders 'would benefit society'
A man on trial over a fatal knife rampage in 2016 at a care home for people with mental disabilities told a court Wednesday that he committed the murders because he felt "it would be beneficial to society."
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 24, 2020
Defying his defense, Sagamihara massacre suspect says he's fit for trial
Contradicting his defense team, Satoshi Uematsu told the Yokohama District Court he is mentally fit to take responsibility for the alleged murders of 19 in Kanagawa in 2016.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 10, 2020
Sagamihara massacre suspect back in court after trying to bite off his finger
Two days after being removed for chomping his finger, accused mass murderer Satoshi Uematsu wore mittens on the second day of his trial at Yokohama District Court.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 8, 2020
Mother reveals name of 19-year-old victim in 2016 Sagamihara care home murders
The mother of a woman killed in the 2016 attack on a care home in eastern Japan for people with intellectual disabilities disclosed the name of her then-19-year-old daughter before the trial of the accused in the case began Wednesday.
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 24, 2019
Suspect to admit in court to mass murder at Sagamihara disabled care home
A man accused of killing 19 residents and injuring dozens more at a care home for people with mental disabilities in Kanagawa Prefecture in 2016 said Monday he will admit to charges of murder and attempted murder at his trial, which is slated to begin in January.
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 16, 2019
Former top ministry official sentenced to six year term for son's murder
Hideaki Kumazawa, 76, had admitted to the slaying, saying his 44-year-old son was a social recluse capable of committing violent acts.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 14, 2019
Man accused of 2016 mass murder at Sagamihara care home to plead not guilty at trial
The suspect's defense team plans to argue he was mentally incompetent due to marijuana and other drugs when he stabbed the 19 mentally disabled residents at Tsukui Yamayuri En.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 18, 2019
Suspect arrested over slaying of 20-year-old Niigata woman
Police arrested a man wanted over the slaying of a 20-year-old woman in the city of Niigata.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 16, 2019
Arrest warrant issued for man over fatal stabbing of woman in Niigata
The Niigata Prefectural Police on Saturday obtained an arrest warrant for a man wanted in the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old woman in a busy nightlife area in the city of Niigata.

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