Satoshi Uematsu Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Sentenced, Victims

Satoshi Uematsu Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Sentenced, Victims

Satoshi Uematsu Biography, Wiki

According to Bio of Satoshi Uematsu is a Japanese man has been sentenced to death for killing 19 people at a facility for disabled people. Nine men and 10 women, ranging in age from 18 to 70, were killed, and 26 people were injured, when Satoshi Uematsu went on a stabbing spree at the care home in 2016.  In an earlier interview with Japan’s Mainichi Shimbun newspaper, Uematsu had said there was no point in living for people with mental disabilities and that he had to do it for the sake of society.

Age

He is 30-years-old

Sentenced

Satoshi Uematsu has been sentenced to death for a stabbing rampage in 2016 which resulted in the death of 19 disabled people at a care home.

Satoshi Uematsu said people with disabilities who were unable to communicate well had no human rights, said broadcaster Kyodo. He had once worked in the care facility, located near Tokyo.

The case is one of Japan’s worst mass killings and has shocked people in a country where violent crime is rare. The Yokohama District Court on Monday ordered him to death by hanging. Uematsu previously said he did not plan to appeal against any verdict or sentence.

Satoshi Uematsu Victims

His 19 victims were aged between 19 and 70, according to Japanese news agency Kyodo. Another 25 people were wounded, 20 of them seriously.

Soon after the attack, Mr Uematsu handed himself in at a police station. The facility, set in extensive grounds, had about 150 residents at the time of the attack, according to local officials. Nine staff members were on duty at the time.

It later emerged that a few months before the attack Mr Uematsu had taken a letter to Japan’s parliament saying he would kill 470 severely disabled people if authorised. I want Japan to be a country where the disabled can be euthanised, he said.

He was subsequently taken to hospital but released after two weeks. Since his arrest, he had shown no remorse.

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