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Papers on man who killed himself after beating brother-in-law to death sent to prosecutors

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Chiba Prefectural Police this week sent papers to prosecutors on a 58-year-old man who committed suicide after beating to death his 60-year-old brother-in-law last year in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture.

According to prosecutors, Tomoaki Midorikawa, a company employee, was fatally beaten about the head by Takayuki Furukawa, 58, last July, Sankei Shimbun reported. Although Furukawa committed suicide after the incident, Matsudo police decided to send papers on the case to prosecutors on Monday.

Furukawa was also charged with the attempted murder of his 65-year-old sister who was married to Midorikawa at the time. The incidents occurred on the evening of July 23, when the married couple visited Furukawa’s home.

Police said their investigation showed there had been trouble brewing between the married couple and Furukawa.

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Isn't the guy dead? This is a waste if time, money, and resources....only in Japan do things like this happen.

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They want to try and convict him in abstention because their blessed conviction rate is more important than even common sense

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They're going to have a HELL of a time getting a forced confession from him...

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A singularly irrational decision and a disgraceful and wilful waste of resources. They obviously have nothing better to do.

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THAT'LL show 'im!

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Police said their investigation showed there had been trouble brewing between the married couple and Furukawa.

Tax dollars hard at work there, Sherlock.

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Are they going to dig up the corpse and hang it just to prove a point?

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If he's found guilty, are they going to imprison his remains, or put him to death - again?

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Chiba Prefectural Police this week sent papers to prosecutors on a 58-year-old man who committed suicide

Are they gonna dig him up, put him on the stand to hear his side and then sentence him to death or will the judge say "We can't sentence you to death because.....omae wa mo...shinde iru!"

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Japanese logic raises its head....again

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No problem, reading of some senseless papers is probably the cheapest part of expenses the taxpayers have to cover for nothing...lol

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