Thursday, September 18, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Ericsson to Shut Modem Business
VIA Launches ARTiGO A900 Android System For IoT and M2M Deployments
Amazon Purchases .buy Domain for 4.6 Million Dollars
Toshiba to Develop New Transistor Series Using Latest Process Technology
Samsung Now Mass Producing 20-Nanometer 6Gb LPDDR3 Mobile DRAM
Samsung Introduces 27-inch S27D590C Curved Monitor
Xbox One To Debut In China
Amazon Announces New Fire HDX, Fire HD Tablets And New Kindles
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > General Computing > Japanes...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Japanese Suicide Website Murderer Sentenced to Death


A Japanese court on Wednesday sentenced to death a man who killed three people after making suicide pacts with them on the Internet.

The Osaka District Court sentenced Hiroshi Maeue, 38, to the gallows for suffocating to death the three and filming the killings.

The unemployed Maeue, who pleaded guilty, bowed deeply to the judge when he asked him to pray for the souls of his victims, according to Jiji Press.

The court said that Maeue got to know the victims through Japan's widely publicised phenomenon of suicide websites.

In one case, he met a 25-year-old woman online and proposed that they kill themselves together. But when they entered the car for the suicide in February 2005, he bound her with ropes and choked her to death, the court said.

The accused was also convicted of killing a 21-year-old college student and a 14-year-old junior high school student in similar plots. He demanded a ransom for the high school student's return after killing him.

A court-ordered examination found that Maeue did not have any mental disorder and that he was mentally competent.


Previous
Next
Matsushita's Workers to Work From Home        All News        Yahoo Users Get Unlimited E-mail Storage
Matsushita's Workers to Work From Home     General Computing News      Yahoo Users Get Unlimited E-mail Storage

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .