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STABBINGS

Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jun 10, 2019
Support groups deluged by inquiries after Kawasaki and Tokyo murders involving social recluses
Following recent stabbing incidents involving middle-aged hikikomori, or social recluses, and their parents, the number of inquiries received by support groups and similar organizations that support such individuals has surged.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 6, 2019
Woman arrested over slaying of elderly parents at Fukuoka apartment
A 59-year-old woman was arrested in Fukuoka on Thursday for allegedly stabbing her father and mother to death at their home, local police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 4, 2019
Mourners continue to offer prayers and flowers one week after Kawasaki mass stabbing
A week after a mass stabbing in Kawasaki, mourners continued to offer prayers and flowers on Tuesday at the scene where a schoolgirl and 39-year-old father were killed.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 3, 2019
Former top farm official says Kawasaki knife attack prompted him to kill his son
Hideaki Kumazawa reportedly tells police he believed his son could “harm others” after he found out about last week's stabbing rampage.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 3, 2019
Kawasaki knife attack suspect may have checked site four days before
Images of the man were captured May 24 by security cameras around the crime scene, as well as at nearby train stations.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 31, 2019
Suspect's motive for Kawasaki knife attack still unclear even after police search alleged killer's house
The motive of the assailant who carried out a knife attack on Tuesday in Kawasaki that left two dead and a dozen others injured remains unclear even after police searched his home, investigative sources said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society / FOCUS
May 31, 2019
After Kawasaki attack, support groups worry recluses might all be painted with the same brush
Ryuichi Iwasaki, the 51-year-old suspect in a stabbing spree in Kawasaki on Tuesday that left two dead and 17 injured, is believed to have lived like a recluse, resulting in very limited interactions with other people and the outside world.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2019
Following Kawasaki attack, attention turns to survivors' mental trauma
Even before a knife-wielding man attacked a group of elementary school students in Kawasaki on Tuesday, Japan had already seen news of children dragged into dreadful circumstances this year.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 29, 2019
Kawasaki stabbing spree lasted less than 20 seconds; man behind mass attack said to have had short fuse
Wielding knives in both hands, Ryuichi Iwasaki, 51, allegedly carried out the attack in Kawasaki before taking his own life with a self-inflicted stab wound, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2019
Lost lives in Kawasaki rampage: A good-natured schoolgirl and a Burmese-language specialist
Hanako Kuribayashi was known as being a thoughtful and good-natured girl, while Satoshi Oyama was recognized as a specialist in the Burmese language and a highly qualified Foreign Ministry official, before they were killed in Tuesday's mass stabbing in Kawasaki.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 28, 2019
A chronology of major violent rampage cases in Japan
The following is a chronology of major violent rampage cases with multiple victims in Japan:
EDITORIALS
Apr 3, 2019
Another wrongful conviction is reversed
It is not enough to overturn a wrongful conviction of innocent persons. The process that result in falsely convicting them of crimes they did not commit must be scrutinized.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 28, 2019
After 34 years and a 13-year jail term, 85-year-old finally exonerated in Kumamoto murder retrial
In a retrial held decades after his conviction, a court on Thursday acquitted an 85-year-old man of a 1985 murder in Kumamoto Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 27, 2019
Woman stabbed to death in Tokyo apartment; police seek male suspect seen near site
A woman died after being stabbed in the back with a knife in a Tokyo apartment on Tuesday according to police, who are searching for a man who was seen leaving the site.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 20, 2019
U.S. man arrested over stabbing death of Japanese wife in lobby of Tokyo court building
An American man in the middle of a divorce with his Japanese wife is arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing her in a family court building lobby.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 18, 2019
Two Japanese men arrested in Cambodia for allegedly killing taxi driver
Two Japanese men in their 20s were arrested in Cambodia late Sunday on suspicion of killing a taxi driver in the north of the country, a local police official has said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 11, 2019
Son-in-law arrested in Tokyo after Chiba assembly member stabbed to death
A man was arrested Sunday after a local assembly member in Chiba Prefecture was found to have been stabbed to death at his condominium.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 10, 2019
Japanese lawmaker in Kisarazu Municipal Assembly stabbed to death
A member of the Kisarazu Municipal Assembly in Chiba Prefecture has been stabbed to death, and investigators said Sunday they are interrogating a man believed to be a relative on suspicion of murder.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Feb 18, 2019
Police reportedly probing rare murder case in Macao after man found stabbed in bed at Sands resort
Police in the world's biggest gambling hub of Macao are investigating what they suspect is a rare murder in a five-star casino resort after a Chinese man was found stabbed in his bed, broadcaster TDM reported on Monday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 7, 2019
Chinese trainee taken into custody after compatriot stabbed to death in Toyama company dorm
A Chinese man enrolled in the technical intern training program was found dead at a company dormitory in Toyama Prefecture on Thursday, and police are questioning another Chinese man over his apparent murder.

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