February 2008

Sumo murder case update

February 29, 2008

This is an update to the story I mentioned in a previous blog post about the Sumo murder case. The stable master Junichi Yamamoto (formerly known by his Sumo name Tokitsukaze) andYuichiro Izuka, Masanori Fujii, and Masakazu Kimura, the three other Sumo wrestlers involved in the assault which resulted in the death of 17 year […]

For non-specific reasons, the family of the girl that was the alleged victim of rape by the Okinawan marine has dropped the charges. The family cited reasons such as wanting to maintain privacy, and not wanting to go through the trouble of pursuing the case as reasons for dropping the charges. It may be that […]