'Samurai sword' homicide leaves three dead at Tokyo shrine

'Samurai sword' homicide leaves three dead at Tokyo shrine

Three people have been killed and another injured at a well-known Shinto shrine in Tokyo in what appeared to be a family feud, local media said.
The suspect is thought to have first killed his sister, the chief priestess at the shrine, said Kyodo news agency citing police.
He later killed another woman before taking his own life, police told local media.
A bloodied Samurai sword was reportedly found at the scene.
Kyodo news agency reported there was a confrontation between the priestess and her brother, named as Shigenaga Tomioka.
The priestess, named in Japanese media as 58-year-old Nagako... read more

8 December 2017 in World News, Views: 70
Source: BBC

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