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Man arrested for trying to kill woman with poisoned shoes

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Nut job.

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After reading the title of the article, I thought this guy tried to beat her down with poisonous shoes, or something.

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Inquiring minds want to know.....why?

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Inquiring minds want to know.....why?

stalking.

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The interwebs, bring the latest sick attempt for love direct to your screen. Weird world.

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I wonder when she realized something was wrong.

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that guy did his homework in creative ways to kill apparently.

Hydrofluoric acid can be absorbed through the skin into the blood, and can led to systemic failure, including heart attacks.

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Wow that sucks big time.

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Total social inadequate........ nothing says 'I love you' more than hydroflouric acid in the shoes. Twerp !

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If he is indeed guilty, he can break rocks the old fashioned way.

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I thought it going to be like that James Bond movie, "From Russia with Love", where the assailant had a poison-tipped retracting spike in her shoe. I'm glad the woman survived. It must be pretty potent stuff. I guess while no one was around he slipped the stuff into her shoe, but she never felt anything wet in them when she put them back on?

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Wow - almost like a spy novel. The craziness of some people neverceases to amaze.

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Beast & weirdo.

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The utter lack of mental therapy in Japan needs to be looked on. If a person has been pulled in for stalking, kidnapping, sexual assault, etc they need to be court ordered to see a therapist.

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WOW, scary story. People can be creative in quite a number of ways to kill someone. This is particularly heinous for there is no defense or even a way one could guard against such a unconventional attack. People from outside Japan could argue that you just don't let your private belongings out of your sight but in Japan you leave your shoes everywhere: hospitals, clinics, offices, houses, restaurants. (by the way not all places will require you to take your shoes off but a lot of them will)

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Hydrofluoric acid was used in Breaking Bad whenever someone or something needed to totally disappear. Better living through chemistry.

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Seems to me that there is a whole lot more to this story than is being reported here. They work together so stalking seems to convenient an explanation.

Relationship gone bad? Spurned his advances? Who knows.

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he failed !

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HF is nasty stuff. Just like T. Fukasawa. A Nasty man!

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Regardless of the "back storey" or "there's more to this story" nobody deserves to loose their toes and go through the agony of the surgery and recovery and rehabilitation both mentally and physically. People who perpetrate such hideous crimes against fellow human beings have no place in human society. They don't play by the rules so why should they get the benefit of them. Life in prison if convicted and removal of five toes so he can experience what she will experience for the rest of her life. Our civilised penalty system does not appear to deter uncivilised people. Bring back the "eye for an eye" penalty system and those that are intent on being uncivilised might think again or suffer the consequences of their actions. People who don't do this sort of thing would have nothing to worry about.

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Poison by dress attempt made on Queen Elisabeth the first is what came to my mind.

What a freak.

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phat!

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Bring back the "eye for an eye" penalty system and those that are intent on being uncivilised might think again or suffer the consequences of their actions.

Tell that to the people who live with the Taliban or suffer under Islamic law. Do you wear a veil too?

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Mistake to use something available at his work place that most people could never get a hold of. Too traceable and rather dumb. Now who will pay for her medical expenses?

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Bring back the "eye for an eye" penalty system

Try putting the dork in her shoes

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its getting , its getting its getting kinda hectic....its getting its getting its getting kinda hectic....wonder what shinto ishihara would have said...???

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He didn't have to do too much homework if he got it from work, he must have know the side effects from on the job hazardous training. His work place may need to be scrutinized a bit as well for no controlling the substance there.

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What a heel!

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Like in a story from the brothers Grimm.

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...to dissolve rock...

Damn.

It's good to know these kind of people are out there and that substances like this are this easily obtained by seemingly any old fool. Thankfully, kids are prohibited from using parks for ball games so we are safe.

Nutter.

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They should put some on his little fellow

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athlete's foot will probably be no longer a threat but I hope he didn't screw with the new air jordans. pathetic loser anyone?

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My ghost! The chemical he was using can dissolve rocks....how much more the toes, soft toes of a woman.

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HydroFluoric acid (HF) is used in various levels of concentration. Lower concentrations are dangerous and may not dissolve rocks. Higher levels are fatal in hours. This seems to have been a diluted level of HF. This guy should be charged with attempted murder.

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omg thats scary! and that disease is more scary. so depressing. hope he gets death sentence.

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I'm wondering how this acid could dissolve rocks but not shoes?

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I feel so bad for this woman. Just because a bad person got interest on her, she lost part of her body and her emotional health for this sad event.

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Whacko

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@jj1980

inorganic vs organic acid, or something along those lines.

what a sick story.

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that sucks big time...she should sue him for punitive damages

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The man should be punished for both the crime and the failed attempt. It seems that no one can complete a single freakin' task anymore without screwing it up... Even criminals don't have any sense of pride or follow-through...

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