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Higher court upholds life sentence for ex-U.S. base worker for murder of Okinawa woman

  • September 21, 2018
  • , Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, Sankei
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Asahi, Mainichi, Nikkei, and Sankei wrote that the Naha branch of the Fukuoka High Court upheld on Thursday a lower court ruling last year that sentenced Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, a former U.S. military base worker in Okinawa, to life imprisonment for the murder of a 20-year-old woman in Uruma, Okinawa, in 2016 by dismissing the defendant’s appeal.

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