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STABBINGS

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 27, 2018
Toyama murder suspect had four knives, showing attack was likely premeditated
A 21-year-old former SDF member arrested over a fatal police box attack in Toyama was carrying at least four knives, a sign the attack was premeditated.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 26, 2018
Police officer and school security guard killed after man steals officer's gun in Toyama
A 21-year-old suspect killed a policeman in the city of Toyama on Tuesday after stabbing the officer, stealing his gun, shooting him and then fatally gunning down a security guard at a nearby elementary school, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 21, 2018
Man flees after fatal knife attack at Yokohama housing complex
One man is dead and two others, his wife and son, are injured after a knife attack early Thursday at a housing complex in Yokohama, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 20, 2018
Teen arrested in connection to knife attack on 9-year-old near school in Shizuoka
Police arrest a teen suspected of involvement in a knife attack Tuesday on a 9-year-old boy — causing serious head trauma — who was returning home from school in Shizuoka Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 25, 2018
Suspect in Sagamihara massacre planned second attack on same day
Satoshi Uematsu, awaiting trial for the 2016 massacre on a facility for the mentally disabled in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, has told Jiji Press that he planned to attack another such facility in the same prefecture on the same day.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 26, 2017
One year after mass murder at care home for disabled, no hint of remorse from suspect
Still hoping the alleged perpetrator will show remorse, survivors and relatives of victims marked the first anniversary Wednesday of a deadly stabbing rampage at a care home for the mentally disabled southwest of Tokyo.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jul 25, 2017
After Sagamihara slayings, focus shifts to community-based group homes
A push is underway to create smaller, community-integrated group homes for people with disabilities in the wake of last year's mass murder at a large, outdated care facility.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal / FOCUS
Jul 19, 2017
A year on, Sagamihara massacre trial start still faces hurdles
About a year has passed since the fatal stabbings of 19 residents with developmental disabilities at a facility in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, killed at the hands of a former care worker who spoke of euthanizing the disabled.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jul 10, 2017
After Sagamihara murders, discrimination and indifference to people with disabilities still entrenched
Nearly a year ago, a disturbed man in Kanagawa Prefecture committed mass murder at a care facility for people with intellectual disabilities. Some regard the incident as an illustration of attitudes toward people with disabilities: part deep-rooted indifference, part discrimination and part aversion....
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 16, 2017
Defendant stabs two cops during trial in Sendai
A man who was being sentenced for taking upskirt photos of a woman stabs two police officers during his trial in Sendai.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Sep 28, 2016
Japanese society deteriorating
Tolerance of discrimination is the hallmark of a troubled society.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 26, 2016
Care facility staffers express concern over security following Kanagawa stabbing
As Japan grappled with shock Tuesday following a mass murder carried out by a lone intruder at a care facility for disabled people, employees at similar facilities expressed concerns about their security as the industry is plagued by a shortage of workers.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 26, 2016
Sagamihara killings reveal shortcomings in law to control knives
Tuesday's stabbing rampage in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, has highlighted the difficulty of reigning in crimes involving knives, despite a recent revision to the Firearm and Sword Control Law.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 26, 2016
Knife attack leaves 19 dead, 25 hurt at Kanagawa care facility
A knife-wielding man goes on a rampage at a care facility for people with disabilities in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, killing at least 19 people and wounding 25 others.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 6, 2014
Kashiwa stabbing suspect's identity: 'celeb NEET'
The 24-year-old suspect in the murder of a man on a street in Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture, on Monday is believed to have posted a profile online in which he identified himself as a "celeb NEET," meaning a celebrity without a job, according to local online news site J-Cast News.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 4, 2014
Police hunt for killer in Kashiwa
Police launch a robbery and murder investigation after one man is stabbed to death and three others are assaulted and robbed on streets in Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 6, 2012
Justice Minister Toshio Ogawa says he has no qualms about executions
The three executions Justice Minister Toshio Ogawa approved March 29 ended a 20-month spell during which no death-row inmates were hanged.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 30, 2012
Three hanged in first executions in Japan since 2010
Three inmates were hanged Thursday, in Tokyo, Hiroshima and Fukuoka, in the country's first executions since July 2010.
JAPAN
Jul 28, 2010
Motive for Akihabara massacre hinted at
Tomohiro Kato told the Tokyo District Court on Tuesday that he was "fully responsible" for the 2008 vehicle and stabbing massacre in Tokyo's Akihabara district and said he had been harassed on a mobile phone bulletin board in the leadup to the attack.
JAPAN
Jun 30, 2010
Hiroshima Mazda rampage suspect said he would top Akihabara massacre
The former temporary worker at Mazda Motor Corp. arrested last week for killing one of the company's employees and injuring 11 others by hitting them with a car at the firm's Hiroshima plant complex, boasted of outdoing the 2008 massacre in Tokyo's Akihabara district, a friend said.

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