Former U.S. Marine Gets Life in Prison for Okinawa Rape and Murder

By Motoko Rich, The New York Times

TOKYO — A court on the Japanese island of Okinawa sentenced a former United States Marine to life in prison on Friday after convicting him of the rape and murder of a 20-year-old Japanese woman.

The former Marine, Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, 33, confessed to raping Rina Shimabukuro and abandoning her body in Uruma, an Okinawa village, in April of last year, Kyodo News reported. (Read full article)

Former U.S. Marine Gets Life in Prison for Okinawa Rape and Murder was last modified: December 4th, 2017 by admin

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