Japan court denies retrial for 95-yr-old woman over 1979 murder

95歳女性が無実訴え 大崎事件4回目の再審請求棄却

Kyodo -- Jun 22
A Japanese district court denied a retrial Wednesday for a 95-year-old woman who served 10 years in prison for the 1979 murder of her brother-in-law in Kagoshima Prefecture.

It was the fourth attempt by Ayako Haraguchi to clear her name, with the defense presenting new evidence in a bid to prove her innocence. Two previous claims for a retrial were approved by a lower court but later rejected by an upper court. ...continue reading

Jun 22 (ANNnewsCH) - 殺人の罪で服役した95歳の女性が無実を訴えた「大崎事件」で、4回目の再審請求に対して鹿児島地裁は22日、裁判のやり直しを認めない決定をしました。  ...continue reading

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