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Man convicted of killing Japanese girlfriend in California

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Jesus! This is bad! Some people just loose it sometimes. feel sorry for the girl.

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Naked and bloodied. Sicko for sure. Poor girl and her family.

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Poor kid, go overseas for an educational experience and end up dead at the hands of some sicko with a double-barrelled name.

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How do you stab someone with barbecue tongs? Am I thinking of the right thing?

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A good lesson for all those young Japanese girls traveling abroad to "learn English" from their Western boyfriends. Of course, it's not usually like this, but it's good to take some time to get to know somebody before you you take a trip like this.

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What took so long?

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A loser who probably never had a girlfriend until running into this young lady

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it's so typical for USA - drugs, crime and bad DNA. just yet another day in Pasadena. hope judges send this Pig to electrical chair for BBQ session.

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A good lesson for all those young Japanese girls traveling abroad to "learn English" from their Western boyfriends.

Hardly any reason to single out western men and Japanese girls. ALL women need to be wary of ALL men, and choose which they hang with wisely. Most guys are good enough, but I have seen so many women hanging with some really suspect dudes. How many times have I wondered if they were either blind or careless?

I would give this guy life in a dark hole.

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Honestly, I'm very scared to travel to the U.S.A.

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No details are provided about the relationship of both parties. I don't think anyone should take side. The man could be a sicko, and the woman could be 'that typical' J woman who plays hard to get....or had enough of him and want to discard him like some combustible/non-combustible gomi...

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@ seesaw... so this justifies being butchered by barbecue tongs?!?!?!

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seesaw: What???

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How do you stab someone with barbecue tongs? Am I thinking of the right thing?

I was thinking the same thing. I thought tongs were basically round at the end and not sharp at all. Must have really shoved them in there.

It's so typical for USA - drugs, crime and bad DNA. just yet another day in Pasadena.

No, it's not. Pasadena is one of the more affluent parts of Southern California. Although I suppose bad DNA is aplenty in the US overall in general.

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Fry em.

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He lost his plot. 25 to life is better sentence than it would be in Japan? And mind you prisons are better than in Japan. For what he done to this girl he should fry instead.

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...spends his sentence in prison or at a mental institution

What's the difference? CSPAN vs cable TV? Just throw him in with the general population and stop pacifying the freak.

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How do you stab someone with barbecue tongs? Am I thinking of the right thing?

Another report suggests she was stabbed and beaten. A pair of salad tongs was found nearby. Perhaps he used a different utensil for the stabbing perhaps the meat skewer?

http://media.www.pcccourier.com/media/storage/paper1346/news/2009/01/22/News/Former.Student.Found.Guilty.In.FirstDegree.Murder-3644436.shtml

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Starke: I didn't say that it's justified the J woman got butchered. I was merely asking you guys to consider the reality of the story, rather than kept bashing that poor 27-year old only. Sometimes people deserved what they asked for...

YangYong: Please see the above answer. Thanks.

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This makes me sad. :( I'm a Western guy with a Japanese girlfriend studying here and would NEVER harm a hair on her or let anyone else. I'm almost a foot and a half taller than her and weight more than double her - and for the most part nearly all her friends. So sad...

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Check out the group on facebook...

"Foreign Students & Sexual Assault: protecting exchange students"

This sort of thing happens all the time to exchange students. Japanese students, usually to female students...

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Good Jorb... could not agree with you more! 'X'cellent Post!

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pasadena is not a bad place, but anywhere in the world, if you look like easy prey, then youll probably be singled out as a victim, and as some people would have it, it would be YOUR FAULT.

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The only real assured difference is that here in the states this $#!+bird will get what he deserves now that he's been caught.

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So sad, for a young lady, trying to enjoy life abroad. A very awful situation.

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Pigman is psychotic and was on drugs at the time of the murder according to the trial. The gal was too timid or not smart enough to distance herself from him, it seems. But then again, she - being Japanese - knows drugs are illegal and for her to be involved with someone using it was ill-advised.

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