Issei Sagawa being escorted by French policemen in 1981. Photo: AFP
Issei Sagawa being escorted by French policemen in 1981. Photo: AFP
Japan

Japanese cannibal killer Issei Sagawa returns to the public eye as subject of documentary

  • He managed to not only escape justice but also profit from the 1981 killing, which he committed while studying in Paris
  • After returning to Japan and being released, Sagawa embraced his new-found celebrity status

Topic |   Japan
Issei Sagawa being escorted by French policemen in 1981. Photo: AFP
Issei Sagawa being escorted by French policemen in 1981. Photo: AFP
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