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9 carp found mutilated in park

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Nine carp have been killed in a public park in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, police said Thursday.

According to park authorities, the fish were found at around 2 p.m. on Wednesday. TV Asahi reported that several of the fish had been torn open and others had fireworks rockets inserted in their mouths.

The park manager said, "It's a shocking sight. If there's someone out there who feels killing living things is a game, that is horrific."

According to police, four small dogs were found killed in Ichihara on May 13 and eight months ago, five cats were found dead after they ingested food that had been laced with poison and left in public places.

Police are currently investigating a possible connection between the crimes.

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I hate people who hurt animals for thrills...there should be strict laws against this.

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I really think anyone who would do this kind of thing does not belong out in society... ever. It is much worse, in my mind, than most other crimes in that it is not done out of anger or greed, but out of a desire to cause pain.

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There is a very sick sicko loose in Ichihara.

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When I was reading the synopsis on google reader, it cut off right at "TV Asahi reported that several of the fish had been torn open and others had fireworks rockets inserted in their..."

Mouths was not the first word that came to mind.

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Serial killer in the making?

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It is getting terrible with people defacing public property. I hope the same thing doesn't happen to vending machines.

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I remember when some cat left a shark in Yoyogi park. Ok that was funny. This carp thing is insane... or this guy has the worst sashimi skills on earth.

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One can only hope that the police are not underestimating just how dangerous this individual is or individuals are.

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A fisherman sadist? Interesting considering what you have to do to catch the fish in the first place.

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Call this a hunch but... I don't think the other animal killings are related to these. Go to Enoshima and you will probably find more than 9 dead carp...minus the bottle rockets...maybe. I don't think this is really important news. There are more important issues to report on.

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I don't think this is really important news. There are more important issues to report on.

The next victims of animal killers and torturers will be people. It's important to nip the sadists in the bud before you hear about bottle rockets inserted in the mouths of humans.

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Catch the perpetrator (or perpetrators) just like we catch fish with a hook and line! Terrible cruelty. Carp are beautiful fish.

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I aint supporting the KILLERS but, i wanted to ask if THERE IS ANY LAW or ANYTHING for people who HATE STREET CATS. Cats near my home irritate me by scratching my windows at night. I have to open the windows and scare them away in the middle of the night...Dont they take those STREET CATS away here in JAPAN ??

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Nine carp have been killed in a public park in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, police said Thursday

Dear God, No!!!!! The horror!!

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If there’s someone out there who feels killing living things is a game, that is horrific.

yes it is, must be part of relieving from stress, better to go for pachinko than to play around with animals like this.

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4 dogs, 5 cats, 9 carp,.... a young future psychopath.

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