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Psychiatric exam finds Abe's accused killer mentally fit

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Good. Go to jail.

-5 ( +7 / -12 )

Yamagami has told investigators he targeted Abe due to his perceived links to the Unification Church..

I'm sure he never said "perceived". Abe and his family's links are quite well documented. Looking forward to hearing more about these links at the trial.

11 ( +13 / -2 )

Can't hang a crazy man I guess.

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The trial of Yamagami, 43, who was arrested for the shooting in July 2022 in the western city of Nara, is now expected to focus on how he grew up, as well as the lethality of the homemade gun he used in the incident.

It seem that the lethality of the gun has been proven.

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What a terribly queer affair! Two years, two! Can you believe it!

Well, he was obviously very disturbed at the time, why else commit such a beastly crime.

Guess he will get a long stretch inside, no death penalty for this one, just one victim and he will have mitigating family circumstances.

-12 ( +2 / -14 )

How is it queer?

5 ( +7 / -2 )

Good. Go to jail.

He'll be swinging on a rope when convicted and sentenced.

-1 ( +5 / -6 )

Japanese justice system takes too long

It's ridiculous

-7 ( +3 / -10 )

He'll be swinging on a rope when convicted and sentenced.

Even better!

0 ( +3 / -3 )

Of course they did, because they want to make an example of this guy. If he had just killed his family there is a higher likelihood they'd have found him unfit. I'll also bet a million bucks he'll receive a MUCH severer penalty than he would have if he had killed pretty much anyone else.

-8 ( +1 / -9 )

Hope he is finally at peace with himself. The life he led was cruel and brutal. His mother should actually be hold responsible for this along with many of the church member who ruin this family and countless others.

0 ( +2 / -2 )

So, he is fit for gallows too..

-4 ( +2 / -6 )

Anyone know if the people that failed to successfully protect Abe were punished or at least fired?

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Of course they did, because they want to make an example of this guy. If he had just killed his family there is a higher likelihood they'd have found him unfit. I'll also bet a million bucks he'll receive a MUCH severer penalty than he would have if he had killed pretty much anyone else.

absolutely. this is about retribution, not justice.

-3 ( +0 / -3 )

I pity this guy and his circumstances. He was a victim and suffered enormously.

But that doesn't justify what he did. Not that I liked Abe, but murder is murder, and Yamagami must be tried for it.

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How is it queer?

In the dictionary, queer as an adjective to describe something as odd and/or strange.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

I think he was really aware of what he was going to do.. His emotions took the best.. or better said.. the worst of him.

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