Takahiro Shiraishi was charged with murdering eight women and one man. File photo: Kyodo
Takahiro Shiraishi was charged with murdering eight women and one man. File photo: Kyodo
Japan

Japan netizens support death penalty for man who butchered suicidal victims

  • Prosecutors have sought capital punishment for Takahiro Shiraishi, 30, who admitted to killing, dismembering and storing the bodies of nine people
  • In Japan, support for the death penalty for heinous crimes is widespread

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Takahiro Shiraishi was charged with murdering eight women and one man. File photo: Kyodo
Takahiro Shiraishi was charged with murdering eight women and one man. File photo: Kyodo
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