A Japanese patient nicknamed “Twitter Killer” pleaded guilty in court To kill and infiltrate nine people After he found out that he lives with parts of their bodies.
Takahiro Shirachi told a Tokyo court on Wednesday that allegations that he lured most of the victims to his home on social media and then dismembered them were “true”. The Japan Times reported.
Shirachi, 29, said he used Twitter and other social media platforms to reach out to women who had expressed suicidal thoughts.
In 2017, he lured eight women between August and October to his apartment in Zama, saying he would help them die, the port reported.
Once they reached his apartment, he sexually assaulted them, suffocated them, and severed their bodies.
The only male victim was a friend of one of the two women who confronted Shirahi in his apartment about her whereabouts. The Guardian reported.
It was serial killings It was revealed in October 2017 By the authorities, who are investigating the disappearance of a young woman, it turns out that she is one of the victims.
Officers visited his apartment and discovered body parts in cold boxes and other storage containers that were covered with cat litter.
Shirachi’s admission on Wednesday came during a series of hearings, which are expected to last 77 days, Japan Times reported.
The enforcer stated that if convicted of murder, Shirachi faces the death penalty for the killing spree.