Suspect Takahiro Shiraishi (C) covers his face with his hands as he is transported to the prosecutor's office from a police station in Tokyo on November 1, 2017. The 27-year-old Japanese man, who was arrested after police found nine dismembered corpses rotting in his house, has confessed to killing all his victims over a two-month spree after contacting them via Twitter, according to media reports. Photo: AFP 

Japan’s ‘hangingpro’ serial killer, who admits dismembering nine people, is served with new warrant

Takahiro Shiraishi is believed to have approached people who had expressed suicidal thoughts on the internet before luring them to his flat

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Suspect Takahiro Shiraishi (C) covers his face with his hands as he is transported to the prosecutor's office from a police station in Tokyo on November 1, 2017. The 27-year-old Japanese man, who was arrested after police found nine dismembered corpses rotting in his house, has confessed to killing all his victims over a two-month spree after contacting them via Twitter, according to media reports. Photo: AFP 
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