Takahiro Shiraishi was arrested following the discovery of nine dismembered bodies at his apartment unit. Photo: Kyodo
Takahiro Shiraishi was arrested following the discovery of nine dismembered bodies at his apartment unit. Photo: Kyodo
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Takahiro Shiraishi, Japan’s Twitter killer, hopes to marry ‘normal girl’ before execution

  • The 30-year-old befriended nine lonely people online before luring them to his flat and strangling them
  • Sentenced to death for murder, forced sexual intercourse, and robbery, he says ‘it would be good to have someone who supports me’

Takahiro Shiraishi was arrested following the discovery of nine dismembered bodies at his apartment unit. Photo: Kyodo
Takahiro Shiraishi was arrested following the discovery of nine dismembered bodies at his apartment unit. Photo: Kyodo
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