Japan ‘Twitter killer’ sentenced to death for nine murders: media

Tokyo: A Japanese man dubbed the “Twitter killer” was sentenced to death on Tuesday for murdering and dismembering nine people he met online, a Tokyo court official said.

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“The death sentence was handed down” to Takahiro Shiraishi, the official told AFP, giving no further details.

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Shiraishi, 30, had admitted killing and butchering his young victims – all but one of whom were women.

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