07 Nov '17, 3am

#UPDATE Japanese 'Black Widow' to go to gallows for the murder of 3 elderly lovers with cyanide

#UPDATE Japanese 'Black Widow' to go to gallows for the murder of 3 elderly lovers with cyanide

A one-time millionairess dubbed the "Black Widow" over the untimely deaths of lovers and a husband was sentenced to death Tuesday, in a high-profile murder case that has gripped Japan. Kyoto District Court condemned Chisako Kakehi, 70, to the gallows for the murder of three men -- including a husband -- and the attempted murder of another, a court official said. Kakehi has become notorious over accusations she dispatched a number of elderly men she was involved with, drawing comparisons with the spider that kills its mate after copulation. Prosecutors said she used cyanide to rid herself of her lovers, amassing a reported one billion yen ($8.8 million) in payouts over 10 years. Kakehi initially refused to speak when her trial began in June but later stunned the court by admitting having killed her fourth husband in 2013. She had relationships with many men, mostly elderly ...

Full article: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/japans-black-widow-sentenced-de...

Tweets

Is Meat-Eating Murder?

Is Meat-Eating Murder?

ecosalon.com 12 Nov '17, 7pm

Eating meat and any animal products for that matter (eggs, dairy, gelatin, etc.), is also a big Debbie Downer for the plan...

Murder on the Orient Express inspires luxury merchandise

Murder on the Orient Express inspires luxury me...

luxurydaily.com 13 Nov '17, 9am

{"ct":"WkuE9yZ5ldnXJH9A3OzHCekuUgfoi4hqvmQwGlPabaQ3dHWtxHlNKiFaJdc3cJYu7nS05k2d6hgXiOWE\/kJ+oHtePAhBQ5WuUR2yhNHR5Fpl76ZUvM...

Stray #cat a suspect in #Japan attempted murder

straitstimes.com 10 Nov '17, 10am

TOKYO (AFP) - A Japanese police probe into the attempted murder of an elderly bedridden woman has reportedly led to an unl...