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Genzo Kurita

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Genzo Kurita
BornGenzo Kurita
3 November 1926(1926-11-03)
Akita, Japan
Dee'd14 October 1959(1959-10-14) (aged 32)
Cause o daith
Daith sentence bi hangin
Criminal penalty
Span o killins
Februar 1948–Januar 13, 1952
State(s)Chiba, Tochigi, Shizuoka
Date apprehendit
Januar 16, 1952

Genzo Kurita (栗田 源蔵, Kurita Genzō, November 3, 1926 – October 14, 1959) wis a Japanese serial killer, who murthert aicht fowk.

Murthers[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kurita murthered twa girlfriends in Februar 1948. On August 8, 1951, he raped an murthert a 24-year-auld woman beside her baby. He then haed sex wi her corpse.

On October 11, 1951, he rapit an murthert a 29-year-auld wumman. He threw her three childer frae the clint cried Osen Korogashi, ane survivit.

Kurita killed a 63-year-auld wumman an her 24-year-auld niece on Januar 13, 1952. Efter the murthers, he haed sex wi the niece's deid bouk. At the crime scene, the polis foond his fingerprints.

Arrest, trial, an execution[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kurita wis arrestit on Januar 16, 1952.

On August 12, 1952, the destrict court in Chiba sentencit him tae daith for the last twa murthers. The destrict court in Utsunomiya sentencit him tae daith for sax ithers on Dizember 21, 1953. He appealed the sentences, but acause o mental instability he retractit his appeals on October 21, 1954. He wis considered tae be neurotic an a danger tae hissel. He wis executit on October 14, 1959.

Eftermath[eedit | eedit soorce]

On Mey 10, 1956, a pro-daith penalty prosecutor in Supreme Public Prosecutors Office introducit Kurita intae a debate aboot caipital punishment in the Diet.[1]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 第024回国会 法務委員会公聴会 第2号 (in Japanese). National Diet Library. 10 Mey 1956. Archived frae the original on 10 December 2019. Retrieved 9 Januar 2008.

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