Why the defendant, who indecently assaulted and killed a 20-year-old woman…was dismayed that he was “not convicted” again.
Both the prosecution and defense appealed.
Shogo Kina, 39, was charged with murder and other crimes for indecently assaulting and killing a woman in Shinobata City, Niigata Prefecture. 39 The trial of the defendant, Shogo Kina (39), who was accused of murder and other crimes. Nov. Nov. On November 18 On November 18, the Niigata District Court sentenced him to life imprisonment. However Nov. November However, on November 30, both the prosecution and the defense appealed to the Tokyo High Court. However, on November 30, both the prosecution and the defense appealed to the Tokyo High Court against the verdict.
The incident occurred on The incident took place in January of 2002. The victim was working at a confectionery factory at the time. The victim was working at a confectionery factory at the time. The victim was 20-year-old Ms. A, who was working at a confectionery factory at the time. The victim was 20-year-old Ms. A, who was working at a confectionery factory at the time. On the day of the incident, Ms. A left her apartment early in the morning at 4:00 a.m. and drove her own car to the factory where she worked. However, at 4:40 a.m., the time he was supposed to arrive for work, he was not able to get to the factory. 40 minutes before work time, however, Mr. A did not show up for work. However, at 4:40 a.m., the time he was supposed to go to work, Mr. A did not show up, and he was reported missing.
Kina, on the other hand, had finished working at night and drank alcohol with several co-workers until dawn. On his way to a ramen restaurant, it appears that only one of them went his separate way. According to the indictment, he was allegedly ransacking women for the purpose of sexual intercourse.
According to the prosecution’s allegations, Kina was on his way to work when he spotted Ms. A and became interested in her. He approached her from outside the car, got into the car, and threatened her, saying, “If you resist, I will hurt you. The defendant then touched her lower body and engaged in other indecent acts, causing her to suffer a week-long injury.
After that, Kina moved the car to a nearby river. He grabbed Ms. A by the face and plunged her into the river, where he allegedly strangled her and killed her.
Four indecent assault cases in which he was involved
Kina was charged with indecent kidnapping, indecent assault, and murder. This is not the only time he has been arrested and charged.
He was also arrested and charged with 13 From 2001 to From 2001 to 2002, he targeted a young woman in the city of Shibata. From 2001 to 2002, there was a series of rape and other indecent assaults targeting young women in the city of Shinbata. Kina, who had been imprisoned for rape and arson other than arson of a building, began to live in Shinbata City after completing his sentence. July, 2001. Kina began living in Shibata City in July 2001. It is known that Kina was involved in at least four indecent assaults in the city.
At the trial for the murder of Ms. A, Kina repeatedly said “I don’t remember” or “I don’t remember” in response to inconvenient questions. Even when presented with physical evidence, he completely denied any involvement in the case. He pleaded not guilty.
A mixed DNA pattern of her and Kina was also found in Ms. A’s car. The prosecution countered Kina’s claims and sought the death penalty.
The prosecutor’s office responded to Kina’s allegations and sought the death penalty, saying, “We must say that [Kina] has an extremely strong and abnormal sexual desire. He committed the crimes indiscriminately, and he would have killed anyone as long as he could do so at will. The murder of Ms. A was intended to prevent the incident from being discovered.
The Niigata District Court stated that “there is nothing to take into consideration the extremely selfish motive,” but gave its reasons for avoiding the death penalty, saying that “most similar sentences have resulted in life imprisonment. The case will be brought before the Tokyo High Court from next year.
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