Murder suspect Takahiro Shiraishi (centre) sexually assaulted all the female victims. Photo: AFP Murder suspect Takahiro Shiraishi (centre) sexually assaulted all the female victims. Photo: AFP
Murder suspect Takahiro Shiraishi (centre) sexually assaulted all the female victims. Photo: AFP

Japanese man pleads guilty to killing, dismembering nine people in flat

  • Takahiro Shiraishi, who dismembered eight women and one man and stored their bodies in cooling boxes, admitted that the allegations against him were ‘correct’
  • But his lawyers argued the charges should be reduced because the victims, who had expressed suicidal thoughts on Twitter, gave their consent to be killed

Topic |   Japan
Murder suspect Takahiro Shiraishi (centre) sexually assaulted all the female victims. Photo: AFP Murder suspect Takahiro Shiraishi (centre) sexually assaulted all the female victims. Photo: AFP
Murder suspect Takahiro Shiraishi (centre) sexually assaulted all the female victims. Photo: AFP
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