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Man sentenced to 28 years over 2006 random killing of woman

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Prosecutors had sought a life sentence for Suzuki, while defense lawyers called for leniency, arguing that he has a personality disorder.

I would say that anyone who randomly murders someone has a "disorder" but they have to defend him somehow!

By not giving him a life sentence, he will have a chance for parole much sooner than he should!

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By not giving him a life sentence, he will have a chance for parole much sooner than he should!

true. but at least 28 years is a long time. when he gets released he'll be an old man.

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Would Kuronuma’s parents still be in favor of giving him the death penalty if they were required to pull the lever that hangs him?

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Would Kuronuma’s parents still be in favor of giving him the death penalty if they were required to pull the lever that hangs him?

A legitimate question.

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Would Kuronuma’s parents still be in favor of giving him the death penalty if they were required to pull the lever that hangs him?

A legitimate question.

I disagree. You are both speaking hypothetically and the facts are he murdered their daughter and attempted to murder another woman. That question has no relevancy and therefore no legitimacy.

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Aly Rustom - but at least 28 years is a long time. when he gets released he'll be an old man

But, there is nothing to say he will receive treatment or be rehabilitated during his time in prison.

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Rest assured, he won't. Be released, I mean.

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I don’t understand Japanese sentencing.

Why did he get 28 years and other murderers got 14-17 years for similar crimes?

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Simply put : he will do it again if he gets out.

Does anyone want his daughter, sister, wife, mother...to have a little chance to be murdered by that wacko ?

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This guy deserves at the least to never be released and should be given the rope, he killed a random person and attempted to kill another. Just end him, dont waste food, resources, tax money or anything more on this cretin.

The P.C. bunch will disagree , but if they had their way he would be released and given the opportunity to perhaps kill again, now way, he deserves nothing, if it was your daughter he had randomly murdered or your wife or mother , would you still be so forgiving?

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So he has a disorder. How does that help his victims, past and future?

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Capital punishment or life in prison should be imposed on him.

Life in prison doesn't mean life in prison in Japan by the way

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I don’t understand Japanese sentencing.

Why did he get 28 years and other murderers got 14-17 years for similar crimes?

The bigger question is why didn't they all get sentenced to life imprisonment?

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So he will do it again after he finishes his current sentence and another innocent life will be wasted. To then, giving him another sentence when all could have been prevented in the first place.

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But, there is nothing to say he will receive treatment or be rehabilitated during his time in prison.

I agree. But at least he'll be too old to do much of anything when he gets out...

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