Executions · Serial Killers · Japan

Man executed for murder, rape, and dismemberment of 4 young girls

June 17, 2008 Tokyo, Japan Serial killer Tsutomu Miyazaki (宮﨑 勤) is executed for the murders of 4 young girls Between August 22, 1988 and June 6, 1989, Miyazaki kidnapped, murdered, raped, and dismembered 4 girls; the youngest two victims were 4 and the oldest was 7. Miyazaki also drank the blood and ate part… Continue reading Man executed for murder, rape, and dismemberment of 4 young girls

Japan · Massacres/Mass Murder · School Violence

Man attacks elementary school students with knife, killing 8

June 8, 2001 Osaka, Japan Mamoru Takuma (宅間 守) goes on a stabbing and slashing spree in an elementary school, killing 8 and injuring at least 15 Takuma had had a history of violence preceding the massacre, being arrested 11 times for various charges including rape, assault, and poisoning. Following a conviction in 1999, he… Continue reading Man attacks elementary school students with knife, killing 8

Colorado

Man uses armored bulldozer to destroy several buildings then kills self after decade of disputes with city officials

June 4, 2004 Granby, Colorado Marvin Heemeyer goes on a rampage in a modified bulldozer, damaging 13 buildings before killing himself Heemeyer was involved in a decade-long feud with city officials. In 1992, Heemeyer had purchased two acres of land for $42,000 to build a muffler shop. He later agreed to sell the land for… Continue reading Man uses armored bulldozer to destroy several buildings then kills self after decade of disputes with city officials

Arizona · Female Killers

Man murdered by girlfriend who was reportedly obsessed with him

June 4, 2008 Mesa, Arizona Travis Alexander is murdered by his obsessive, jealous ex-girlfriend Alexander was stabbed 27 times, his throat was slashed so violently he was almost decapitated, and he was shot in the head. His body was found five days after his murder. A bloody handprint left at the scene, containing the DNA… Continue reading Man murdered by girlfriend who was reportedly obsessed with him

Female Killers · Japan · School Violence

11-year-old Japanese school girl slashes her friend to death

June 1, 2004 Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan An 11-year-old fatally stabs 12-year-old Satomi Mitarai (御手洗 怜美, pictured) after an argument Due to Japanese laws regarding the identification of underaged offenders, the attacker is referred to in the media as Girl A. She is also sometimes referred to as Nevada-tan due to a photograph, thought to… Continue reading 11-year-old Japanese school girl slashes her friend to death