Osaka familicide
Date June 22, 1905
Location(s) Osaka, Japan
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Perpetrator Nakagawa
Weapon(s) Sword

On June 22, 1905 a teahouse owner named Nakagawa killed his mother-in-law, his brother-in-law, his sister-in-law, two geishas and a housemaid in Osaka, Japan. Nakagawa, who stated that he couldn't bear the incessant quarrels with his mother-in-law, and therefore wanted to kill her and everyone else in her household, murdered his victims with a sword, and afterwards changed into his groom attire and handed himself over to police.[1][2][3]


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